From Kabul: International Peace Day

On this International Day of Peace I am sitting in Kabul, Afghanistan, with a handful of youth that want nothing but peaceful coexistence in their lives. Their entire lives have been surrounded by war, death, corruption, and struggle. Peace has been in short supply. For three years the Afghan Peace Volunteers have worked to develop friendships across ethnic lines in Kabul and various provinces throughout Afghanistan. The work has been difficult, trust is hard to come by in this war torn land, but they are adamant that nonviolence is the only way forward.

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