The high Pamirs: beyond the clouds – YouTube

Posted: March 22, 2012 in Economy and Resources, Geography, Health, History, Human Rights, Journalism, Language, Politics, Tajikistan

[http://youtu.be/nuy9mrVhvIc]

Pamirs, Tajikistan. These valleys connected Europe and the Middle East with the vast market of China, the remote mountains are home of 200,000 Pamiris. For more of 70 years they were an obscure outpost of the Soviet Union a strategic important area bordering China and Afghanistan. Red Cross Red Crescent workers bringing aid to what is maybe the poorest part of Central Asia face an uphill task in moving around…

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