Lecture Notes 05 - Afghan aid workers undeterred Gayle...

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Unformatted text preview: Afghan aid workers undeterred Gayle Williams was shot dead by two gunmen in the Afghan capital, Kabul, where she worked for UK-based charity Serve Afghanistan. The Taleban said they killed the 34-year-old for spreading Christianity. The BBC's Martin Patience in Afghanistan spoke to two British aid workers to find out their feelings about security in the country. ELEANOR WEBER-BALLARD Eleanor Weber-Ballard, 25, works for the Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees (Dacaar) and has been in Afghanistan for three months. She said: "I think it's easy to lull yourself into a false sense of security because although you're aware of incidents that happen - there's not a huge sense of danger in the Afghan capital. But Kabul is a fascinating place to work and the Afghan people are friendly and appreciative - that's the draw....
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2008 for the course AN SC 999 taught by Professor Balzak during the Fall '02 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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