Video: Afghanistan’s Eastern Voters, B-roll
The Afghan elections are being hailed a success after more than seven million people turned out to vote. That’s three million more than last time and a third of them were women. In the more conservative east of the country, the city of Jalalabad, men and women defied threats to participate. Includes sound bites from Brigadier General Fazl Ahmad Sherzad, Nangarhar Police Chief; Razia Safi, Women’s Rights Activist; Mariam, Women’s Rights Activist and Fahima Saidi, Election Observer. Also available in high definition.