Khaama Press / November 06, 2015 Harrowing details are emerging regarding the Afghan girl who was stoned to death in western Ghor province of Afghanistan. According to the local officials, preliminary investigation reveal that the 19-year-old Rukhshana was stoned to death based on a Fatwa issued by a local anti-government militant commander who had repeatedly
KABUL, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) — Civic groups and human right activists demonstrated on Friday, condemning the stoning of a woman in the western Ghor province and demanding punishment for those behind the extra-judicial killing. “We want the government to bring to justice all those involved in the stoning to death of Rukhshana,” the protesters said.
Tolo News: Referring to government’s recent move to include bankrupt debtors of Kabul Bank to a housing scheme project, the legal experts said Friday that Afghanistan’s laws do not allow a criminal who is sentenced to ten years or more in jail to sign a contract or benefit from government privileges. Click here to read
The third Lar O Bar Pakhtun Boxing Tournament, which concluded late on Monday at the Peshawar Sports Complex, saw Pakistan secure five belts after competing in nine weight categories, while their opponents from Afghanistan ended the two-day event with four. Click here to read more (external link).
From January 2012 to February 2013, a campaign dubbed Operation Haymaker was carried out in the Afghan provinces of Kunar and Nuristan. According to “The Drone Papers,” during a five-month period almost 90 percent of the people killed in airstrikes were not the intended targets. This campaign paralleled an increase in drone attacks and civilian
1TV: Kabul Eagles claimed comfortable win over Mes Ainak Knights in the 8th match of Shpageeza T20 tournament on Friday. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 06, 2015 The United States charged four men November 5 with working together to aid Al-Qaeda attacks against U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. A U.S. Justice Department indictment said two pairs of brothers worked to raise money through fraudulent credit card charges and deliver it to Al-Qaeda for seven
Wochit News – video description: “Over a period of months in 2012 and 2013 at least 17 civilians were killed in special forces operations or on the US military base in the district of Nerkh, Afghanistan. So says the testimonies compiled by human rights organisations, and comprehensively laid out by Rolling Stone magazine, dozens of
Khaama Press: Prominent Afghan singer Farhad Darya has been appointed as Global Ambassador to the ‘Save The Children International’ organization. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was also signed between Darya and the country director of Save The Children International Ana Locsin on Wednesday… “I am proud to initiate for the first time the groundworks regarding
Ariana News: Afghanistan Minister of Urban Development in presentation of his first 100 days work says that land grabbing caused the delay for construction of New Kabul City. Sayed Sadat Mansour Naderi, minster of Urban Development notes that challenges against this important and big project, particularly solving the problem of land ownership are still in