Tolo News: Head of Dostum’s office, Enayatullah Babur Farahmand, said the army soldiers bound the hands of Qaisari’s security guards, beat them and shot some during the arrest. “People in the north demand the trial of the president [Ashraf Ghani] himself, who issued the order of such a heinous act and those who practiced this order
1TV: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s second Vice President Sarwar Danish met with First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum on Monday evening and invited him to Afghanistan. During the meeting, Dostum also said that the government should give satisfactory response to civilian movements in north northeast of the country and release Nizamuddin Qaisari, police chief of Qaisar district
Tolo News: MPs in Afghanistan’s Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament) on Monday said recent protests in the north and northeastern provinces were due to the residents’ fury over “injustice and central government’s autocratic policy”. They warned that because of President Ashraf Ghani’s policies there would be “consequences”. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Addressing a joint press conference with members of the coalition for Salvation of Afghanistan on Sunday in Mazar-e-Sharif City, Noor said that the government’s “ethnic cleansing” approach should be ended. He said the security forces shouldn’t be used against the people and that Qaisari’s arrest was against the law. Click here to read more (external
Ayaz Gul VOA News July 7, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have attacked several locations in a troubled southeastern province, overrunning a key district headquarters and killing, among others, the regional commander of Afghan special police forces. The pre-dawn, coordinated assault targeted eight areas in Ghazni province, including Jaghato district, officials confirmed Saturday. Khaliq
Tolo News: Hundreds of protestors from Faryab province once again called on government to free Nizamuddin Qaisari, the police chief of Qaisar district and a close aide to the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, as their protest entered its fourth day on Friday. The protesters also said they want Dostum, who is in exile in Turkey, to return to the country. Click here to
1TV: Protesters in northern Faryab province on Thursday blocked road to key port of Aqina on border with Turkmenistan and threatened to block more roads and government offices. Hundreds of residents took to streets in Faryab after Nizamuddin Qaisari, a district police chief close to First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, was detained by the
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 4, 2018 Afghan officials say at least one person has been killed and eight others wounded in the northern province of Faryab after protests over the arrest of a powerful pro-government militia commander turned violent. Hundreds of people gathered on July 4 for a second day in the provincial capital,
1TV: Afghanistan’s First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum on Tuesday warned of consequences after a district police chief loyal to him was arrested by the government forces in northern Faryab province. Dostum, who is living in Turkey for more than a year, said that Nizamuddin Qaisari was arrested and taken to Kabul based on false reports and
Tolo News: Nizamuddin Qaisari, police chief of Qaisar district in Faryab province and a close aide to First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, was arrested by Special Forces on Monday afternoon in Faryab, a source from the 209 Shaheen Military Corps confirmed, but gave no details. Click here to read more (external link).