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Safia Saddiqi reads from her work this spring in Kandahar.
Safia Saddiqi reads from her work this spring in Kandahar. (Globe Photo / Wahkil Kohsar) Globe Photo / Wahkil Kohsar

The tale of the Pashtun poetess

By Leela Jacinto
May 22, 2005

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KANDAHAR--In a mirrored marble banquet hall in this dusty southern Afghan city in the former heartland of the Taliban, where an ancient tribal code still ensures that women are rarely seen or heard in public, Safia Siddiqi is rallying a gathering of raptly attentive men. (Full article: 1107 words)

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