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Sunday Spotlight (Fallen Star) #791542

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 22, 2005
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(Studio: Kate Snow) The deep concerns about the treatment of women in Afghanistan examined; scenes shown of an MTV-style TV show whose female host, Shama‡, was murdered, perhaps in an honor killing in which a male relative kills a female relative for bringing shame on her family. [Women for Afghan Women Masuda SULTAN†- says Afghanistan is still a very conservative society; talks about honor killings in patriarchal cultures.] [Friend Rubina MUKIMYAR†- {thru reporter's translation} says no woman can make a name for herself.] [Tolo TV director Saad MOHSINI†- says we receive threats daily.] The accusations against Tolo TV from a religious scholars association outlined on screen. [NYU Center for International Cooperation professor Barnett RUBIN†- talks about the situation for women in Afghanistan.]

Snow, Kate

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