The fall of Afghanistan’s capital over a month ago to Taliban insurgents not only robbed Saleem Yousofzada of sleep, but of hope.

The Kabul-based filmmaker has, like numerous other documentarians, been living in fear of reprisal from militants for long depicting the experiences and highlighting the voices of Afghans in the country, now under new Taliban rule. 

“They just lost totally their hopes. They don’t have hopes for the future,” said Yousofzada in a video interview in reference to fellow Kabul-based filmmakers. “The Taliban says they will forgive everything they have done…But how can you just trust them?”

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The gentleman who encouraged the movie Lodge Rwanda was convicted of terrorism offences Monday and sentenced to 25 several years in prison in a demo that human rights watchdogs and other critics of Rwanda’s repressive federal government have described as an act of retaliation.

Paul Rusesabagina, credited with preserving ethnic Tutsis for the duration of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide and a recipient of the U.S. Presidential Medal of Liberty, boycotted the announcement of the verdict just after saying he didn’t assume justice in a trial he identified as a “sham.”

Rusesabagina, a Texas resident and Belgian citizen, was convicted on 9

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For the past two summers, individuals who dwell in Red Lake, Ont., have thanked regional volunteer firefighters and forest firefighters for trying to keep their community risk-free.

In 2020, the community was evacuated due to the fact of a nearby fire. In 2021, the neighborhood was on an evacuation notify, with some people today voluntarily leaving the community and some of the most vulnerable individuals being moved out.

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A person artist from Purple Lake has a new show – on line – that pays tribute to a group of men and women that have been

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Rolling Stone’s checklist of the 500 Greatest Music of All Time has returned. The publication first created the list in 2004, noting that it became just one of the most broadly go through posts in their record. 

17 many years have handed considering the fact that then, and a lot has modified in songs. “So we’ve made a decision to give the checklist a total reboot,” the publication writes. 

“To create the new variation of the

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Lauren Ash had a head start out on voicing the function of Diane Dunbrowski on “Chicago Bash Aunt,” a new adult animated comedy collection on Netflix.

“I truly worked in the Chicago Next Metropolis [improv troupe] on the mainstage for a several a long time and at the time I was informed I evidently experienced a Canadian accent,” claimed Ash, 38, born in Ontario. “In making an attempt to mask that, to steer clear of the ribbing and teasing, I variety of adopted this bizarre fifty percent-Chicago accent for a few many years even though I was doing there.

“When

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Fewer than a calendar year soon after splitting from the CEO and chairman of Cali Team, the ’13 Going on 30′ actress is reported to have gotten again with each other with him a couple of weeks before.

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Jennifer Garner might be offering John Miller a second possibility. Around a thirty day period immediately after vowing to not “complicate” her everyday living with a new romantic relationship, the “13 Heading on 30” actress is noted to have gotten back again collectively with her ex-boyfriend.

The 49-year-old was said to have rekindled her romance with

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