Eleven years ago a little girl named Mina was born in an Afghan prison and to this day, she has never seen the outside world. The child, who lives with her mother in the Nangarhar Prison in the city of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, is curious to see what life is like outside the prison's four walls. VOA reporter Zabihullah Ghazi talked to the girl and her mother at the Nangarhar Prison.
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a resolution this week condemning the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority in Burma, also known as Myanmar. VOA’s Congressional reporter Katherine Gypson has more on the U.S. Congress’ efforts to stop the crisis, including a tough sanctions bill cracking down on the Burmese military responsible for the violence.