Rita Lasar Meets Masuda Sultan, An Afghan-American Who Lost 19 Members of Her Family in Theus Bombing of Afghanistan

September 11, 2002

Within a month, the bombs started to fall on Afghanistan. A few months later, Rita Lasar, who lost her brother Abein the World Trade Center, decided to go to Afghanistan. In the midst of her deepest grief, Rita said the killing ofinnocent civilians should not be avenged by the killing of innocent civilians. We followed her on her trip.

A few days before she took that trip in January, she came to our studio, and met for the first time Masuda Sultan, anAfghan American who lost 19 members of her family


  • Rita Lasar, who lost her brother in the World Trade Center, traveled to Afghanistan.
  • Masuda Sultan, an Afghan-American describing how she discovered the US had killed 19 members of her familyin the bombing of Afghanistan


  • Masuda Sultan, Afghan-American citizen who lost 19 members of her family.