Afghanistan, Herat, March 14, 2016
Afghan men gather on a field outside Herat city to commemorate the Herat uprising of March 1979. Around 24,000 Afghans are believed to have been killed in Herat in a couple of days at the start of the Soviet war in Afghanistan. Today some demonstrators were shouting "Death to the Shuravi (Soviet soldiers), America, Taliban, Pakistan, Iran, France..."
Photo: Joel van Houdt