Daily Archives: June 9, 2009

The Women of Swat and ‘Mullah Radio’

From a group of NWFP women

“Islam started as soon as we fled from Malakand. People outside Swat think we had Islam and Shariat. There is no Islam in Swat. The Taliban have finished it.’

-woman from Mingawera, Swat, in a Sawabai camp

Where does one begin to tell you what they have been saying. It is difficult to explain because it is difficult for some of us to believe, to understand and, at times, even to empathise with. Continue reading


Filed under North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan, Taliban, Terrorism