Tolo News: “I want to ask the people not to sacrifice their lives for this election and neither vote for me nor should they let their children be sacrificed for this process. This process (elections) is a rigged process,” the first deputy speaker of the Wolesi Jirga, Humayun Humayun, said. Click here to read more (external
The Hill: A former Afghan interpreter for U.S. forces is accusing the Afghanistan government of releasing Taliban prisoners “under the table.” Saber Rock spoke with Hill TV’s “Rising” on Tuesday morning, where he was strongly critical of Kabul’s handling of the war against the Taliban. He noted that the American government has spent billions in its war
The Hill: Saber Rock appeared Tuesday morning on “Rising” on Hill.TV, where he accused the Afghanistan government of “censoring the facts” about the war to the U.S. He encouraged the U.S. to “stop supporting the fraud government of Afghanistan.” He added that the U.S. has remained loyal to one particular group in its 17-year war on the Taliban.
WASHINGTON, June 14 (Sputnik) – More than $8 billion spent by the United States in the past decade to curtail opium production in Afghanistan has been graded a failure, with poppy production at an all-time high and providing income for terrorist groups with help from corrupt Afghan officials, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John
DW: On widespread corruption and human rights abuses in Afghanistan, the country’s chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah, said: “Nobody had promised that Afghanistan will be paradise as a result of the two, three years of the unity government but we have promised to take steps, which we have done.” He admitted earlier this year that his
Al Jazeera: Despite billions of dollars being poured into girls’ education in Afghanistan, conditions at schools remain rudimentary. Some classes are held under makeshift tents; others are held out in the open, with nothing to buffer the girls from the elements of Afghanistan’s punishing summers and bitter winters. While the girls persevere through rain, hail or shine,
Al Jazeera: 101 East gets rare access to go inside the Sayedul Shohada School in Kabul. We meet the girls desperate to get an education and investigate whether the international community and the Afghan government is failing to honour their promise to educate a generation of girls.
Ayaz Gul VOA News June 6, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Anti-corruption efforts in Afghanistan continue to face challenges of capacity, resources, lack of action against powerful individuals, and the presence of “unqualified and potentially corrupt actors” in key government institutions combating corruption. Those findings are part of a report conducted by the U.S. Special Inspector General for
Ariana: President Ashraf Ghani in a decree has referred the appointment of IECC provincial commissioners to the Independent Administration Reform and Civil Services Commission (IARCSC), but the issue has sparked criticism of Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC). Click here to read more (external link). Related Ghazni Election Crisis Continues, Residents Call for Action Concerns Raised Over ID
Ariana: President Ashraf Ghani has rejected all shortlisted candidates for the position of the Independent Election Commission’s (IEC) Secretariat, a reliable source said Friday. About two weeks ago, acting IEC Secretariat Chief Shahla Haqparast stepped down from her post over the decision to stamp the photocopy of voter’s national identity cards. Click here to read more