In SeptemberAhmad Shah Masood was assassinated. Byhalf of Afghanistan was estimated to be displaced or to have fled to Iran or Pakistan to avoid the war. Overview[ edit ] The Other Side of the Sky: A Memoir, by Farah Ahmedi, is about her struggles living in Afghanistan as a young girl and her perilous journey to the United States.
Farah was transferred to Germany where her leg was amputated. The landmine that Farah stepped on as a young girl in Afghanistan was most likely placed by the Mujahideen, the Taliban, or the forces fighting against them.
This is based on a true story. Background[ edit ] The war in Afghanistan and Pakistan first began around December The Taliban controlled two thirds of the country and were recognized as legitimate rulers by Pakistan and Saudi Arabia in When she was in second grade, she stepped on a land mine while taking a shortcut through a field to school.
The last of the Soviet troops left bybut a civil war continued as the Mujahideen tried to overthrow Najibullah who replaced Karmal in Inthe Taliban took over Kabul and began enforcing their strict Islamic views which meant banning women from work and introducing Islamic punishments, which included stoning and amputations.
Farah is constantly faced with hardships, but continually proves to show that she is strong by overcoming them. Shortly after she returned home, her father and two sisters were killed by a stray rocket while Farah and her mother were shopping for fabrics, and her two brothers left Afghanistan in order to avoid a draft.
It begins with explaining her life as an Afghan child, and continues with telling the story of her experiences in Germany and America. Fearing for their lives, Farah and her mother fled to Pakistan where they endured harsh conditions in refugee camps for a couple years before World Relief rescued them and provided them a home in ChicagoIllinois.
After over eighteen months in Germany, she returned to her home in Kabul. Fighting continued until when Afghanistan, the Soviet Union, the US, and Pakistan sign peace agreements and the Soviet Union began pulling out their troops.
The Soviet army invaded Afghanistan in an attempt to spread communism. He was the leader of Northern Alliance:Although I enjoyed "The Other Side of the Sky", it was different than I expected. It is a very interesting and inspiring story but it was written by the author when she was a 17 year old high school student, still learning the intricacies of the english language and adapting to American culture/5(65).
The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson That summer the fence that stretched through our town seemed bigger. We lived in a yellow house on one side of it.
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The SKY-x technology & Protocol replaces the TCP Protocol used on Optical Fiber for the use on the satellite. Mar 03, · Half the Sky was an eye-opening documentary which takes a deep look into the tragedy that women are facing on the other side of the world.
The woman who introduces this topic states, “In the last century more women have been discriminated to death than all the men who died in all the battlefields in the 20th century.”Status: Open.
The Other Side of the Sky by Farah Ahmedi The following ideas are suggested in order to help students engage in active reading: In his essay “How to Mark a Book,” Mortimer Adler explains that reading is a “conversation between you and the author.”.
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