Afghans build a new life

by:Y&M Crafts     2019-09-14
Baker, realtors, musicians, lawyers, consultants, football players, writers-they would say that in any conversation with Afghans in Greater Toronto, \"The first thing you have to remember is that we are flexible people.
\"There will always be a cup of tea with such a conversation.
The Afghan people are also very hospitable.
After a stable and sad generation of immigrants, as a war bled into their home country, the Afghan community in Toronto gradually matured, creating a local team of young professionals.
Despite their achievements, they are aware of the extent of damage to the latest immigrants, and the extent of damage to those who arrive after their arrival9/11 Third wave(
The first wave was after the Soviet invasion in 1979, and the second wave was in 1991.
During the Civil War, the Taliban finally won the victory. )
When Dwajid Taheri arrived 23 years ago, he was only 14 years old and could not speak English.
Now he\'s one of the first Afghans.
Canadian lawyer in Toronto, in an office with a fireplace and leather chair, wearing a shirt with a letter pattern and a Burberry tie.
But he knows how to fight hard with today\'s Afghan high school students, who run, fight, skip school and get arrested with gangs.
\"The new young people grew up in violence.
There is no school for a whole generation.
They travel back and forth between Afghanistan and Pakistan. refugee camps)
Two or three times.
They were angry with everything.
That\'s what I did in high school. I have a heart-to-
Talk to them.
\"I\'m not just Afghan.
I am very loyal to this country.
I should help these people.
\"Like fellow citizens here, taherri appreciates the Canadian army\'s intentions in his home country, but hopes westerners will have a deeper understanding of its history.
\"I am very sympathetic to those soldiers.
\"These deaths are not necessary,\" he said . \"
\"Talk to any Afghan.
I have not found someone who believes that the military option is a solution.
\"The Taliban is a wrong assumption in Afghanistan. They\'re not.
They are in Pakistan.
You can kill as much as you want, and the door is still open.
\"Of the 14,000 Census, there were 2001 Afghans in Toronto and 23,230 Afghans in the 2006 census.
Since 1996, an average of more than 2,000 people have entered the GTA each year, with a peak of 3,934 in 2001.
Mariam Mahbob fled Afghanistan 15 years ago.
She founded the first local Afghan newspaper, Ar Zarnegaar, and published a short story about women and their lives-an Afghan Alice Munro.
She and her husband, a poet, are funding an association in Kabul to help writers and poets.
\"Democracy makes no sense to people who have nothing to eat,\" she said . \".
\"I will help them if I have money.
James Hussaini, who came to the United States with his family at the age of 20 in 1997, said it was not easy to adapt to a new country.
He would rather be a lawyer, but as the eldest son, he has to help support his family.
You can pay bills for selling real estate.
\"No matter how hard I try, I can\'t think, talk, walk like I grew up here,\" Hussaini said . \".
His passion is to bridge the gap between Afghan young people and their parents, \"they are here, but the spirit is still in Afghanistan. \" He\'s hopeful.
He named his new daughter, Tamana, \"hope \".
\"Neelofer Hajran, customer service manager at TD Canada Trust, knows very well about tugboats-of-
The war between old and new world values.
\"It is very difficult for my family to accept so much freedom here,\" 26-year-
Old said through Facebook.
\"My family still don\'t like to see their children go out with friends and watch movies in the cinema.
\"Then there was Roain Satarzadeh, his hair and leather jacket, but he was wearing a keychain with a picture of him as an 8-year-old --year-old brother.
His solution to the damaged and angry teenage immigrant?
Make them tattered.
Last year, 22-year-old satarzad and two friends created the Canadian Association of Afghan football, volleyball and basketball in their spare time.
On last December, they held the second Canadian Afghanistan Cup at Hershey center.
On March 14, they held the first Afghan chess tournament in the Habib banquet hall in Scarborough.
The advantage of Satarzadeh\'s organization is the ability to take advantage of former professional football stars in the immigrant community as coaches.
\"What has happened in the past has fallen,\" said Satarzadeh . \".
\"Support is the main thing.
\"A groundbreaking 2005 study found that nearly three of the Afghan teenagers in Toronto reported war trauma and nearly two.
Their family said they did. Three-
The dormitory said that they encountered problems in the school adjustment;
21% reported that they were suspended or expelled from school, and the most common cause was fighting.
Three years ago, Zarsanga Popal, 30, helped write a report on how to help Afghan youth.
At that time, she was a social worker at Sabawoon, a community organization that committed suicide a few years ago among the estranged Afghan youth in Toronto.
Popar is now married in Oakville and has a house-\"immigrant dream is 905\"-more determined than ever to correct misconceptions about Afghan immigrants.
\"Many people have portrayed us as a poor man --
Victims, communities of suffering
Yes, we have been at a disadvantage, but a lot of people have missed the direction and advantages of this community.
\"Social life revolves around weekly worship activities at mosques and large weddings, just like 500 people or more people and guests. (
They came to enjoy the Italian wedding. )
\"Everyone is invited, your next --
Door neighbors, business acquaintances, family, friends, \"said Maryam Alesi, who is taking maternity leave at women\'s organizations in Afghanistan but has booked rooms for women\'s catering groups in Afghanistan.
\"In times of instability and destruction, sadness and loss, the wedding is the beginning of a new life for a couple,\" said Bhopal, who has a new daughter.
\"Weddings are an important part of our culture.
Farid Asghary makes five \"very fancy\"
At his Arya Home Bakery & Sweets, in Danforth Ave, layered cakes for those weddings. and Main St.
Over the past seven years, he has established a wide range of multicultural trade, offering Afghan bread and sweets, Indian sweets, Greek and Turkish pastries and his own creations.
For a man, this is an outlet of all sorts, and when he arrived in Toronto, he was known in Kabul as an artist performing exhibits, before he realized that he could not make a living here.
Unlike Asghary, Vaheed kaacmy can still make a living with his art.
Kaaceme is a high
A prominent musician in Kabul has fled the death threat of the Taliban.
\"They don\'t like music,\" he said . \"
In 1984, he held a concert at the stadium, and still works songs, teaching and acting around the world.
He recorded 16 songs in four Afghan languages in a young local voice.
The collection and CD, partly funded by the National Geographic Society, was launched on 2006 at a party at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. C.
Thousands of children have been distributed to Afghanistan.
He wants to do more to preserve a musical legacy that is in danger of being destroyed by war.
\"There is a musician, a singer, who is 107 years old.
He lives in Balochistan province.
Partially lying in Afghanistan).
If we can stay with him for five, six, seven hours and record what he knows, we can protect our culture.
\"If he dies, we have nothing.
If we wait for the end of the war in Afghanistan, there will be no result.
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