Tolo News: Lala Del Souz, the head of the Sikh community in Kunduz city, was killed by unknown gunmen Thursday morning, officials confirmed. Del Souz, a naturopath, was gunned down at about 9am in the Haji Gulistan Kochi Haman area of the city. He had reportedly been on his way to his shop when the shooting
Tolo News: A study by the Pursesh Study and Research Organization shows that Hindus living in Afghanistan have been discriminated against and that their rights are not entrenched in the country’s constitution. According to the study, the Hindus’ rights are being violated in a number of ways including that regarding the confiscation of their properties. There
Reuters: On a bright day in downtown Kabul, Jagtar Singh Laghmani was in his traditional herb shop when a man turned up, drew a knife and told him to convert to Islam or he would cut his throat. Only bystanders and other shopkeepers saved his life. The incident earlier this month was the latest attack on
Tolo News: Close to 99 percent of former Hindu and Sikh citizens of Afghanistan have left the country over the past three decades. The main reasons behind their departure include religious discrimination and the government’s neglect of the minority group, during Taliban era in particular. Click here to read more (external link).