2002 Photo Contest, Daily Life, Stories, 3rd prize
Photographer

Tim Dirven

Panos Pictures for De Morgen

01 December, 2001

An armed man guards a Northern Alliance checkpoint. The female travelers were not permitted to sit with men inside the car. After years of drought, warfare and an US-led bombing campaign, Afghanis try to maintain their traditions. The fall of the Taliban regime brought some stability, but widespread malnutrition and harsh living conditions remain.

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