Afghans feel enormous anxiety as the 2014 deadline for withdrawing international combat forces

Afghans feel enormous anxiety as the 2014 deadline for withdrawing international combat forces Sunday, 10 November 2013 08:45

    Human Rights Watch The Afghan government’s failure to respond effectively to violence against women undermines the already-perilous state of women’s rights. President Hamid Karzai’s endorsement in March of a statement by a national religious council calling women “secondary,” prohibiting violence against women only for “un-Islamic” reasons, and calling for segregating women and girls in education, ...

28 Afghan human rights, women’s rights and civil society organisations and networks publish today an open letter to Ms. Navi Pillay, UN Human Rights Commissioner

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 18:02

Afghan human rights, women’s rights and civil society organisations and networks publish today an open letter to Ms. Navy Pillay, UN Human Rights Commissioner and draw her ...

9 Afghan asylum seekers deported from Sweden will arrive at Kabul international airport today…

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 14:45

Written by: Basir seerat and Translated by Abdul Ghafoor From past few days news was circulating on social media about force deportation on 9 Afghan Asylum seekers from Sweden, ...

Afghanistan: Child Marriage, Domestic Violence Harm Progress

Saturday, 07 September 2013 18:25

President Karzai Should Enforce Violence Against Women Law ! (New York) – Afghan President Hamid Karzai should take urgent action to fight child marriage and domestic ...

An open letter from Afghan Human Rights news office & Open Society Organization

Thursday, 20 June 2013 01:31

With celebrating the world’s refugee day, We the Afghan Human Rights News Office and open Society organizations, request the governments to respect the rights of refugees and ...

Afghanistan: Worsening violence against children in Afghanistan

Saturday, 22 June 2013 07:19

KABUL, 21 June 2013 (IRIN) - One of the victims of last month’s attack on the International Organization for Migration (IOM) compound in the Afghan capital is still to be ...

Life as One of the Most Persecuted Ethnic Groups on the Planet

Friday, 24 May 2013 01:02

Your ancestors have lived there for hundreds of years, but you are a minority. In fact, you are a minority two times over, because the religion you practice is different from ...

Resolution Statement of Afghan Civil Society and Human Rights Activists

Saturday, 25 May 2013 23:31

Facts and realities from the world history are demonstrating that universities and academic spectrum have always functioned as the cornerstone for nurturing elites, the ...

Afghanistan's Women Increasingly Jailed For 'Moral Crimes'

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 18:05

  KABUL, Afghanistan — The number of Afghan women and girls jailed for "moral crimes" has risen dramatically in the past 18 months, raising concerns that gains in ...

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