Han Shan

Afghanistan Marks Independence Day Amidst Violence

Yesterday – August 19th – was Independence Day in Afghanistan. It marks Afghanistan’s liberation from Britain in 1919, following the third British-Afghan war. The Afghan people have fought back so many invaders, it seems they could celebrate it every day.
According to the International Herald Tribune:
Karzai delivered his Independence Day address in a stadium that was […]


I finally found my rhythm

Joel, Dominic, and Carrie are a few months and eight countries into this enormous project. In Palestine now, I’m ten days and two countries into it. I feel like I finally found my rhythm. We left Maya and our friends in Israel on Monday for Jerusalem, where we spent a day fighting the urge to […]


Han Shan

Han, a human rights activist in New York City, traveled to Afghanistan, Canada, India, Israel, and Palestine



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