Demonstration against Deportation of Afghan Asylum Seekers in Stockholm

A big group of the Afghan immigrants were taken under costudy by the police in Marsta police station in north of Stockholm and deported in a group back to Afghanistan on Wednesday 11th of September. This news shocked the number of people which stood against deportation as this was the first time that a plenty…More

Taliban militants committed gang rapes and mass murders in Kunduz

28th September 2015 Taliban attacked on Kunduz province, Afghanistan.  Reports says the latest Kunduz results of sighting is: 296 patients admitted only at MSF, 64 babies wounded, 74 critical condition, 40 dead, 70 surgeries done MSF told BBC. The Amnesty International said Thursday that the Taliban militants have committed gang rapes and mass murders in…More

Human trafficking in Afghanistan

According to the 2015 annual Department of state report the most target group of human trafficking in Afghanistan are children who end up in carpet making and brick factories, domestic servitude, commercial sexual exploitation, begging, transnational drug smuggling, and assistant truck driving within Afghanistan. “The bottom line is that this is no time for complacency.…More

Violence against journalists in Afghanistan is increasing

Yesterday tens of Journalists, journalism associations and social activist gathered in parke-zarnegar to ask justice for Amin Babak a Kabul TV reporter who was punched in face on last Wednesday night by a bodyguard detailed to Nazir Ahmad Ahmadzai, the second deputy speaker of the Lower House. Abdul Mujib Khalwatgar, the executive director of Nai Supporting…More

Taliban did War Cirmes in Jalrez,west of Kabul

“Afghan security forces battling the Taliban in Jalrez about 30 miles west of Kabul have sustained heavy casualties” officials said Saturday, a senior members of the government criticized the response to the assault as slow and ineffective. Details of the fighting in Wardak Province, which began Thursday, were murky, but statements by various officials said that…More

Afghan Court Cancels Death Sentences in Mob Killing of Woman

An Afghan court has overturned the death sentences for four men convicted of taking part in the shocking mob killing of Farkhonda in Kabul City some months ago, a judge said Thursday.  Three of the men convicted of the murder of Farkhunda Malikzada in March were instead given 20-year sentences, and the fourth was sentenced…More

Afghanistan growing more receptive on women’s rights, says British ambassador

Karen Pierce welcomes Taliban acknowledgement of women’s right to learn and work, and hails efforts of Afghan president Ashraf Ghani and wife Rula For the first time, Afghan leaders seem willing to make sincere attempts to improve the rights of women, according to the new British ambassador to Kabul. Speaking at her Kabul residence, where…More

Dispatches: Yet Again, Afghanistan Relies on Abusive Strongmen

This research is done by Patricia Gossman (@pagossman on Twitter) It’s déjà vu all over again in the Afghan government’s fight against the Taliban in Kunduz province as the government seeks to prop up overstretched Afghan National Security Forces with – you guessed it – abusive strongmen and their unofficial militias. It’s not like this hasn’t been…More

Death penalty to a men who raped his daughter for 11 years

A Father who has nine children raped his own daughter for 11 years. Last year this father was arrested in urban area around Kabul city and his rape story was amplified in social media. The primary court sentenced him to death while he has 2 children from his raped daughter. The primary court announced that…More

Love crimes & violence against women in Afghanistan

Love crimes & violence against women in Afghanistan is a research by Amazon Rezai. Abstract   In this letter I am trying to figure out about the types of violence against women in Afghanistan. Finding an imagination on real women situation after 13 years of presents of international troops in the country, Afghan women gained…More

Universal portests for rescuing #31kiddnapped Hazaras !

Thirty eight days past when gunmen kidnapped 31 Hazaras in Zabul, Afghanistan. Where there no serious reaction by Afghan Government. 38 days before, the men were traveling by bus from Herat when they were seized in Zabul province, on the road to Kabul. No group has said it’s carried out the abductions. Kidnappings for ransom…More

Open letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

After Many days mob killed 27 years old Farkhonda, social and human rights activist are still holding different campaigns to ask justice for Farkhonda. But shamefully, Afghanistan government and high officials did not have any talks about this violence case happened in center of Kabul. People are following the case very seriously, they ask justice…More

Afghan woman burned after mob heard she burned Koran

  Yesterday in center of Kabul city in Afghanistan mob beats 27 years old Afghan woman, Farkhonda to death before burning her body and dumping it in a river because she set fire to a Koran. Farkhonda was burned while her parents insist she had suffered from mental illness for past 16 years and that…More

Afghanistan: Abusive Strongmen Escape Justice

(Washington, DC) – Afghanistan’s new government should prosecute officials and commanders whose serious human rights abuses have long gone unpunished, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. US officials should press President Ashraf Ghani to take up justice for past abuses as a top priority during Ghani’s expected March 2015 visit to Washington,…More

Afghanistan officials sanctioned murder, torture and rape, says report

Human Rights Watch accuses high-ranking officials of allowing extrajudicial killings and brutal practices to flourish after fall of Taliban Top Afghan officials have presided over murders, abduction, and other abuses with the tacit backing of their government and its western allies, Human Rights Watch says in a new report. A grim account of deaths, robbery,…More

Terrorist attack on 3 April in Farah province of Afghanistan

4 April 2013 – The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on 3 April in Farah province of Afghanistan, causing numerous deaths and injuries of mostly civilians. The members of the Security Council expressed their deep sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, and to the people…More

Correcting Details: More on the NYT Reporting the Human Rights Mapping

by: Kate Clark The New York Times piece ‘Top Afghans Tied to ’90s Carnage, Researchers Say’ ‘revealed’ what everyone knows and rarely says, that many of today’s senior Afghan politicians have murky pasts. Talking about the war crimes of the last thirty years has proved difficult for Afghans and the international powers alike. The decision,…More

Top Afghans Tied to ’90s Carnage, Researchers Say

Kuni Takahashi for The New York Times A human skull and bones at a mass grave near the Afghan town of Mazar-i-Sharif. Such graves still litter the countryside. MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — The atrocities of the Afghan civil war in the 1990s are still recounted in whispers here — tales of horror born out of a…More

Taliban publicly execute woman near Kabul: officials

 A man Afghan officials say is a member of the Taliban shot dead a woman accused of adultery in front of a crowd near Kabul, a video obtained by Reuters showed, a sign that the austere Islamist group dictates law even near the Afghan capital. In the three-minute video, a turban-clad man approaches a woman…More

Man kills three member of his family

  Local officials in Ghazni said a man in an unprecedented crime in Ghazni province killed his wife, son and daughter by knife. Shukrea Wali, head of provincial women affairs department by confirming the incident said that the victims include a 30 year old divorced woman, Hakim an eight year old boy and Setara the…More

Taliban killed five family members in Helmand province

Most of the time when the local people cooperate with the central government or receive any help from the government they come under the attack of the Taliban. In the recent incident in Sangin district of southern province of Helamand Taliban killed five members of a family.Dawood Ahmadi provincial governor spokesman confirmed and told Bokhdi…More

Top Afghan lawyer Kabir Ranjbar arrested on rape charge

A PROMINENT Afghan lawyer close to a possible presidential candidate has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and raping a woman. Kabir Ranjbar, the president of the Afghan Lawyers’ Union and a former member of parliament, was detained on Saturday, deputy attorney-general Rahmatullah Nazari said. Mr Nazari said the woman, now aged 20, was kidnapped…More

Afghanistan – The People’s December Review December 25, 2010

Afghanistan – The People’s December Review December 25, 2010 In the first person voice of Abdulai, a fifteen year old Afghan boy whose father was killed by the Taliban: “The place where I live is the worst place on earth in which to be born . Good thing my mother survived her pregnancies . But…More

UNICEF calls for a comprehensive Child Act in Afghanistan

Kabul, 23 November 2010- Afghanistan needs a comprehensive Child Act fully in line with the provisions and principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. In Afghanistan today one in five children die before reaching their fifth birthday – mostly from easily preventable diseases like diarrhoea and pneumonia – five million children are…More