The pen in the hand of a writer, a journalist, or a cartoonist can be the voice of people.
Sitting in my room, a writer isolated in exile, I think about the five French cartoonists killed in their office yesterday.
Big questions remained in my mind: Why do people drink wine? How does a man feel afterwards? How does it taste?
It sounds very funny to me that one of them promises to create an Islamic military army for Afghanistan if he is elected president.
I was forbidden to play outside the house from early childhood. I stayed in the kitchen and watched mom while she was cooking.
I was hopeful that democracy in our country would heal my pains. But things got worse when many of those warlords became Parliament members or received high positions in government.
History is changed by the small actions of ordinary people. —Zahra A.
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