Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Afghan Activist and Author Denied Visa to U.S. for Her Own Book Tour

"Afghan Women's Rights Activist Malalai Joya Denied Visa For US Book Tour"

03/18/11

"US Government denied entry visa to Afghan women's rights activist and author Malalai Joya for her book tour for "Women Among Warlords."
Joya was named one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people in the world in 2010. She has been called Afghanistan's Aung San Suu Kyi and was elected to Afghanistan's parliament at 27 in 2005."

Read the complete article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/18/afghan-woman-malalai-joya_n_837470.html

 A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her VoiceA Woman Among Warlords

1 comment:

US Visa Application said...

Why was she denied? Do she have supportive documents to back her out. Let's just hope the immigration officers will give her some consideration this time. Thanks for sharing.