Welcome Ceremony Held January 4, 2024 - A ceremony was held in Hanover, NH to welcome Judges Anisa Rasooli, who has resettled in Vermont, and Geeti Roeen, who has resettled in New Hampshire. Representatives from the Supreme Courts of New Hampshire and Vermont, New Hampshire U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Vermont U.S. Representative Rebecca Balint, the NH Coalition for Resettlement of Afghan Women Judges, and many others participated.
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More information about the NH Coalition for Resettlement of Afghan women judges can be found at the New Hampshire Bar Foundation Information Page
For information about the fate of Afghan women judges as reported by PBS and the International Association of Women Judges visit: PBS.org
Read commentary by Hon. Patricia Whalen, a former international judge in the War Crimes Chamber in Sarajevo in the VTDigger
Learn about the typical resettlement experience as reported by the BBC
The transcript of a conversation between Judge Tayeba Parsa and Judge Zohal Noori Rahiq with the Duke Law’s Bolch Judicial Institute
Coverage of the initial evacuation efforts as reported by the NBC News
Read a statement from the Conference of Chief Justices in support of the resettlement here
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