ARR Issue 250 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

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ARR Issue 250

IWPR trainees
27 Apr 07
International forces claim success in their latest operation in Helmand, but locals say the Taleban stopped fighting so that the opium poppy harvest could go ahead.
Hafizullah Gardesh
20 Apr 07
Officials try to refute lurid tales of “lethal” phone calls, but word-of-mouth rumours prove stronger than truth.
IWPR
19 Apr 07
Betting men turn out for the annual camel-fighting season in northern Afghanistan.
IWPR trainees
18 Apr 07
It’s time to gather opium in the poppy fields, and everyone seems to be getting involved – even government officials.