Dear People of the World,
Salam! We are the Afghan Peace
Volunteers, a nonviolent
multi-ethnic community working for peace in our war-stricken country. We wish
to hear 2 Million Voices
breaking the silence on the 2 Million loved ones Afghans have lost to war.
Every morning in Kabul,
like yourselves, we wake up to the same old noise.
The same old rich getting
louder and the poor remaining unfed and unheard.
The same old firing of weapons
and use of brute force to defend thieves and warlords, both local and foreign.
The same old suffocating of
Mother Earth, as her desertified land fills with trash and grey fumes.
We the people of
Afghanistan, like yourselves all over the world, are hurting.
find hope and healing in friendship, we’d like to hear 2 Million of your Voices
remembering our 2 Million loved ones lost to wars.
this petition, please arrange a Skype or phone connection, by sending us the
message ‘We remember them too’ in one of these ways:
- Twitter @afg_borderfree (with the
- Skype name: Afghan Peace Volunteers
forward to hearing your voice! We will keep a Tumblr photo-blog on the connections we’ve
Whatever our race,
religion or silly politics, under a common borderfree blue sky, we ask you to
extend your love to us and to one another.
Keeping our dignity and
equality as ordinary folk who seek simple, decent livelihoods, we need to hear
Surely, every voice of
friendship is a song for freedom!
Love from Afghanistan,
The Afghan Peace Volunteers