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Afghan Centre

Safia Siddiqi

© Eugene Schoulgin
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© Eugene Schoulgin

Safia Siddiqi

Photograph of Safia Siddiqi, founding member of the Afghan Centre and member of the Afghan Centre’s first Board, who along with Partaw Naderi was a representative at the 69th PEN International Congress in Mexico City, 2003, where the Afghan Centre was officially accepted. This photograph was taken by Eugene Schoulgin, member of the Norwegian and Swedish Centres, president of the Writers in Prison Committee (2000-04), international secretary (2007-10) and vice-president of PEN International (2004-), who visited Afghanistan in 2003 as part of a delegation from the Norwegian Centre, which helped estalish the Afghan Centre. Schoulgin’s handwritten captions can be seen on the reverse side of the photograph.

Safia Siddiqi

Photographie de Safia Siddiqi, membre fondateur du Centre afghan et membre du premier conseil d'administration du Centre afghan qui, avec Partaw Naderi, a représenté le Centre au 69e Congrès de PEN International à Mexico, en 2003, congrès lors duquel le Centre afghan a finalement été accepté au sein de PEN. Cette photo a été prise par Eugene Schoulgin, membre des Centres norvégien et suédois, président du Comité des Écrivains en Prison (2000-04), secrétaire international (2007-10) et vice-président de PEN International (2004-), lors d'une visite en Afghanistan, en 2003, avec une délégation du Centre norvégien visant à aider à la création du Centre afghan. La légende, écrite à la main par Schoulgin, peut être lue au verso de la photo.

Safia Siddiqi

Fotografía de Safia Siddiqi, miembro fundadora del Centro Afgano y miembro de la primera junta. Junto con Partaw Naderi, representó el Centro en el 69o Congreso de PEN Internacional en Ciudad de México, 2003, en el que el Centro Afgano fue oficialmente aprobado. Esta fotografía fue tomada por Eugene Schoulgin, miembro de los Centros Noruego y Sueco, presidente de Comité de Escritores en Prisión (2000-04), secretario internacional (2007-10) y vicepresidente de PEN Internacional (2004-), durante una visita a Afganistán en 2003 con una delegación del Centro Noruego, que ayudó a establecer el Centro Afgano. La leyenda, escrita a mano por Schoulgin, puede verse en el reverso de la fotografía.

Date:

01/01/2003

Creator:

Eugene Schoulgin

Centre:

Afghan Centre  (قلم افغانستان)

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