albawaba: The Taliban’s belief in Pashtun supremacy in Afghanistan and their disdain for practitioners of Shi’a Islam, whom they consider apostates, places Hazaras at critical risk of future ethnically motivated mass killings. The Taliban famously have a saying: ‘Tajiks to Tajikistan, Uzbeks to Uzbekistan, and Hazaras to goristan’ (cemetery in Pashto). This attitude has prevailed
8am: Local sources in Panjshir province report that the Taliban has dismissed at least 400 civil and military employees from the offices of this province. Sources claim that the dismissed people are of Tajik origin and they are replaced with people from Kandahar and Helmand provinces. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Sources told Hasht-e Subh that an estimated 50 civilians have been kidnapped since Thursday (October 13th) after the death of two Taliban fighters following an assault by the National Resistance Front(NRF) forces in the Abshar district. After this incident, the Taliban imprisoned 40 residents of Baba Ali, Qoubi, Jahr Ali and Sarqala villages in
8am: The deadly attack on the Kaaj Educational Training Center in the Dasht-e Barchi area in the west of Kabul, which killed more than 50 people and wounded 110 others, caused widespread protests inside and outside the country. Incited female students and female protesters started a march a day after this attack. These protests were
Atalayar: The Hazara community, one of the ethnic groups in Afghanistan that have suffered the most persecution throughout its history, stands out in this regard. Life for the Hazaras has never been easy due to their differences with the rest of the Afghan communities, in particular with the Pashtuns, one of the main ethnic groups in the
8am: According to sources, the Taliban group launched this search operation on Friday night in the areas of Rastaqabad, Sardawra, Karte Faizabad and University Alley. Sources have added that the Taliban have searched only the Tajik areas of this city with ethnic segregation. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Local sources in the Tala Wa Barfak district of Baghlan province say that around 8:00 am on Friday (August 26th), two factions of the Taliban fought each other. A local source, who did not want to be named for security reasons, says that following this gun fighting, three Taliban members affiliated with the Pashtun
8am: Out of all the Taliban commanders leading the blood-shedding attacks against the people, Qari Fasehuddin, a Tajik ethnic affiliate commander of the Taliban has been leading most of the attacks on his own people more than any other Taliban commander and his bosses. Fasehuddin’s mystery behind his cruelty against his own countrymen is a
8am: Local sources say that during the house-to-house inspections in the center of Samangan province, Taliban fighters started fighting each other on Tuesday morning (July 19th). Pashtun and Arab Taliban have reportedly clashed with each other. The cause of this conflict is still unknown. Click here to read more (external link). Related Infighting between Pashtun
By Mumin Ahmadi Sirojiddin Tolibov Nigorai Fazliddin Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 12, 2022 A watchtower being built on the Afghan-Tajik border that is manned by members of the “Tajik Taliban” has caught the attention of Tajik officials. The Taliban and Tajik militants who have joined forces with the Taliban are building a new observation post