COUNTER TIME MAGAZINE'S PRO-WAR SPIN: Post this status update and get onto TIME's community page.

July 30, 2010 at 12:38pm

TIME Magazine's new cover story grossly distorts the issue of women's rights in Afghanistan, and we have to push back.

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TIME Magazine has done its readers a disservice by grossly distorting how the Afghanistan War affects women. Learn the truth by watching this segment from Rethink Afghanistan: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=419294772434

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TIME's new cover features the face of a woman mutilated by the Taliban next to the headline, "What Happens If We Leave Afghanistan." The cover doesn't mention, of course, that this crime occurred last year, while tens of thousands of U.S. forces were in Afghanistan. TIME also fails to explain that the U.S.-backed government in Kabul is no friend to women, and that U.S. support for fundamentalist warlords and tacit support for an egregious Amnesty Law creates an enormously hostile environment for women.

TIME's readers deserve better.

By posting this status update, you can get Rethink Afghanistan's video into TIME Magazine's community page on Facebook and help us get the truth out about their gross distortion of the issue of women's rights.

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