A Woman Among Warlords -- Book Launch

Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 03:00

Don't miss Malalai Joya in Vancouver at this special event to launch her book, A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Speak Out.

"A chilling, vital memoir that reveals hidden truths about Afghanistan and directly addresses the misguided policies of the United States." - Kirkus Reviews

"A fascinating account of Afghanistan's political reality as seen by its youngest female MP" - The Irish Times

Co-written with StopWar activist and writer Derrick O'Keefe, A Woman Among Warlords is an important and timely book. Malalai Joya's personal story is inspiring, and her political message is an uncompromising appeal for an end to NATO's occupation of Afghanistan and the impunity of the warlords of the Karzai regime.

Don't miss this rare chance to hear her in person.

Suggested admission: $10. All proceeds will go towards Malalai Joya's humanitarian projects in Afghanistan.

Organized by the StopWar Coalition.

Sponsors: Simon & Schuster Canada, the Canadian Peace Alliance, Voice of Women - Canada, rabble.ca.

St. Andrew's Wesley Church Vancouver
49° 15' 48.9168" N, 123° 8' 18.834" W

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