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Longing for peace: In Kabul, young Afghans seek to reinvent their city

Young Afghan men and women attend a BMX cycling club in Kabul.
Young Afghan men and women attend a BMX cycling club in Kabul. © FRANCE 24
By: Margaux BENN | Sonia GHEZALI | Shahzaib WAHLAH
6 min

After decades of war, the Afghan capital city Kabul is a place riddled by terrorist attacks, crime and poverty. But amid the chaos, eager millennials of all social backgrounds are determined to change things. They're being creative - using culture, bars, literary cafés, sports clubs and fashion - in an effort to transform their city. FRANCE 24's Margaux Benn, Sonia Ghezali and Shahzaib Wahlah report.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.

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