Afghanistan Weekly Digest: Petraeus apologizes. Women's rights. National treasures.

By Hannah Lythe 3-08-2011

[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest news and developments related to the war, the U.S. military's strategy, and the people impacted by our decisions. Read more about our campaign at]

  • Check out the work of Canadian photographer Louie Palu who has been photographing the conflict in Afghanistan for the past five years. Five years in Afghanistan.
  • Ten years after the destruction of Bamiyan's Buddha statues, the British Museum's Afghanistan exhibition recalls Afghanistan's rich heritage, too often forgotten in this persistent war. Afghanistan's surviving treasures.

Hannah Lythe is policy and outreach associate at Sojourners.

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