The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan receives far too little international media attention. Last night ABC Radio National Big Ideas program featured a discussion about the issues:
The crisis in Afghanistan
Six months after the withdrawal of Australian troops from Afghanistan, it is clear the embattled country is in the midst of a major humanitarian crisis.
Millions are at risk of starvation, the economy is on the verge of collapse, and a mood of despair has taken hold.
Is Australia, and the West, doing enough to help struggling Afghans?
Antony Loewenstein – independent journalist; filmmaker; author.
Maryam Zahid – founder and director of Afghan Women on the Move; Afghan refugee.