Middle East

August 24, 2010

Afghanistan's new war crimes museum punts on still-powerful warlords

He was a very tall man who wore outsized shoes and blue clothes. Sayed Husain taught history and prayed at the mosque, and for that he was thrown into jail in 1979. Educated people like him were the first to be rounded up when the Communists came to power in 1978, kicking off Afghanistan's three decades of turmoil.

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