8am: As the Taliban came to power, a number of Pashtuns close to the Taliban and Kochi tribe forced hundreds of families from the Pato district of Daikundi province to evict. They say that they live in difficult conditions in the desert and mountains without food, shelter, or fuel after two months. Click here to
8am: A public source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Hasht-e Subh that the Taliban district governor had told Pato residents that the land should be occupied by Pashtuns and that Kindir residents had no right to return to their land. Click here to read more (external link).
Frud Bezhan Mustafa Sarwar Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 9, 2021 FAIZABAD, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s vast and remote northern province of Badakhshan — which straddles the borders with Pakistan, China, and Tajikistan — was once a bastion of resistance to the Taliban and never conquered by the extremist Islamist group during its five years in
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty June 26, 2021 Local aid officials in north Afghanistan said on June 26 that thousands of families have been displaced as government troops battle Taliban militants for control of the key city of Kunduz. Taliban militants have already captured districts that surround Kunduz, which has briefly fallen under insurgents’ control at
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday reported 63 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 2,014 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry reported that the cumulative total of known COVID-19 cases is 56,517, the total number of reported deaths is 2,489, and the total number of recoveries is 51,550.
Tolo News: The Afghan Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation on Tuesday said that up to 200 Afghan refugees are being sent back to Afghanistan from Turkey on daily basis. Noor Rahman Akhlaqi, minister of Refugee and Repatriation said that the Taliban is the main source of displacement of the people and that tens of thousands
Delbar and her family of eight fled war in Afghanistan’s Faryab Province almost a year ago and their home district is currently under the control of Taliban militants. They now live in tents in the snow in the city of Sheberghan in neighboring Jawzjan Province and say they don’t have enough food. Officials say
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 30, 2020 The United Nations says that more than 100,000 people fled conflict inside Afghanistan’s borders so far this year amid continued violence, despite an agreement between the United States and the Taliban intended to pave the way for intra-Afghan peace talks. The UN Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Lisa Schlein VOA News December 14, 2019 GENEVA – The UN refugee agency is calling for intensified support for millions of Afghans who remain displaced after more than four decades of war A record-breaking 70.8 million people globally are forcibly displaced by conflict and persecution. Among them are some 4.6 million Afghans. More than half