Margaux Benn

Margaux Benn, Solène Chalvon-Fioriti – Afghanistan: Vivre en pays Taliban AKA Afghanistan: Willkommen bei den Taliban AKA Afghanistan: The Land of the Taliban (2021)

ARTE wrote:
Afghan security forces are non-existent, a president has fled to Tajikistan, and the fundamentalists have settled in an empty place.

Last May, when the Taliban were already in control of a large part of the country, our filmmakers followed the “masters of the countryside” on their land, whose public stonings had struck fear into the hearts of the whole world.

Twenty years after being driven out of power by the American military intervention, the Taliban entered Kabul, without resistance, to the astonishment of the international community.
With Afghan security forces non-existent and a president on the run in Tajikistan, the fundamentalists have settled into an empty place. Read More »