Portrait of an Afghan child at Roghani Refugee Camp in Chaman, a Pakistani border town. Children and young people make up a large percentage of the population at the camp

Portrait of an Afghan child at Roghani Refugee Camp in Chaman, a Pakistani border town. Children and young people make up a large percentage of the population at the camp

Afghan refugee girl, laiba Hazrat, 6, poses for a picture, while playing with other children in a slum on the outskirts of Is...

Afghan refugee girl, laiba Hazrat, 6, poses for a picture, while playing with other children in a slum on the outskirts of Is...

stevemccurrystudios:  COLORS OF AFGHANISTAN“A landscape might be denuded,a human settlement abandoned or lost, but always,just beneath the ground lies history of preposterous grandeur. . .They are everywhere, these individuals of undauntedhumankind, irrepressibly optimistic and proud.”  -The Carpet Wars, Christopher Kremmer

stevemccurrystudios: COLORS OF AFGHANISTAN“A landscape might be denuded,a human settlement abandoned or lost, but always,just beneath the ground lies history of preposterous grandeur. . .They are everywhere, these individuals of undauntedhumankind, irrepressibly optimistic and proud.” -The Carpet Wars, Christopher Kremmer

Kyrgyzstan - Kyrgyz woman -  In the 12th century, Kyrgyz domination had shrunk to the Altai and Sayan Mountains as a result of Mongol expansion. With the rise of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century, the Kyrgyz migrated south. In 1207, after the establishment of Yekhe Mongol Ulus (Mongol empire), Genghis Khan's oldest son Jochi occupied Kyrgyzstan without resistance. The state remained a Mongol vassal until the late 14th century. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyrgyz_people

Kyrgyzstan - Kyrgyz woman - In the 12th century, Kyrgyz domination had shrunk to the Altai and Sayan Mountains as a result of Mongol expansion. With the rise of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century, the Kyrgyz migrated south. In 1207, after the establishment of Yekhe Mongol Ulus (Mongol empire), Genghis Khan's oldest son Jochi occupied Kyrgyzstan without resistance. The state remained a Mongol vassal until the late 14th century. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyrgyz_people

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