Six Days That Shook Kabul: The ‘3 Hut uprising’, first urban protest against the Soviet occupation

Today 35 years ago, the first large, urban uprising against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan took place in Kabul. It was eight weeks after Soviet tanks had rolled into the country to save the regime of the PDPA, which had taken over power in a coup d’etat 20 months earlier and quickly run up against … Continue reading Six Days That Shook Kabul: The ‘3 Hut uprising’, first urban protest against the Soviet occupation