A messenger of free speech in Kabul Afghanistan

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Photo and caption by Bryan Shaw

Shamsia Hassani, Afghanistan's first female graffiti artists proclaims "The water will be back to some dry road, but what about the dead fish?" Shamsia's graffiti art is vivid and depicts the reality of life for women in Afghanistan. Shamsia is an outspoken advocate for freedom of speech, artistic expression and women's rights.

Location: Former Russian Cultural Center, Kabul Afghanistan


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