Ariana: Some members of Jamiat-e Islami party at a gathering on Sunday warned that the continuation of President Ashraf Ghani’s government will have negative consequences. In addition, some members of the party claimed that Ghani is insisting to extend his tenure in order to engineer major electoral frauds in his favor. Click here to read more (external
Tolo News: Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Monday called for a neutral investigation to be launched into the allegations of sexual abuse of women and promoting depravity at the Presidential Palace, the ARG. He warned that if such accusations were tackled politically, this will pose a major blow to the credibility of the government and to the
1TV: World soccer body FIFA has extended the provisional ban on the president of Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) Keramuddin Karim by a further 90 days. In December last year, Karim was banned by FIFA for 90 days due to probe into allegations of abuse in the country’s women team. Click here to read more (external link).
Afghanistan Times: A European country refused to issue visa[s] to an investigating team working on the allegations from female footballers over sexual abuse, officials confirmed. Jamshid Rasouli, spokesman of attorney general office said on Saturday that the two investigators need to travel to different European states and [conduct] interview[s] with the former female football players living
1TV: Afghan investigators have completed domestic probe over allegations of abuse in women’s football women and are set to travel to Europe for further probe, a spokesman for the country’s attorney general said Sunday. Five officials including AFF president Keramuddin Karim were suspended by Afghan authorities with world soccer governing body FIFA imposing a 90-day
1TV: FIFA has rejected suspended head of Afghanistan football federation Keramuddin Karim’s appeal against a provisional ban. Football’s international governing body had imposed the three-month ban on Karim in mid-December after senior figures linked to the Afghan women’s team had alleged that some players had been sexually and physically abused by him and other officials. Click
Ayaz Gul VOA News December 28, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Authorities in Afghanistan have placed a foreign travel ban on five senior officials of the country’s football federation, including the head of the organization, citing an ongoing investigation into allegations the men sexually abused players on the women’s national soccer team. Friday’s move comes a day after
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty December 16, 2018 Afghanistan’s attorney general has called on soccer’s world governing body, FIFA, to share evidence it has collected over allegations of sexual and physical abuse against the women’s national team. Jamshid Rasuli, the attorney general’s spokesman, told reporters in Kabul that the December 16 request was part of an
DW: A movement similar to #MeToo is taking shape in Afghanistan — one of the world’s most dangerous countries for women — as more and more people are speaking up against sexual abuse. In light of the recent sexual abuse allegations leveled by some members of the Afghan women’s football team, women’s rights activists in the
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan December 12, 2018 FIFA has temporarily suspended the head of Afghanistan’s Football Federation (AFF) over the alleged physical and sexual abuse of players on the country’s women’s football team. The suspension of AFF president Keramuudin Karim applies to all football-related activities at national and international level, and expires in 90 days.