Radio Free Afghanistan February 28, 2021 The Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) says that a Taliban commander killed three family members of a slain journalist in the central province of Ghor. Journalist Bismillah Adel Aimaq, the editor-in-chief of a private radio station in Ghor Province, was shot dead by unknown gunmen on January 1.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 26, 2021 Three family members of a slain journalist in western Afghanistan have been shot dead by gunmen amid a rising wave of killings targeting journalists and civil society activists. At least five others were wounded in the attack late on February 25 on the home of Afghan journalist and
Ariana: Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) reported Tuesday as many as 2,019 children have been killed or injured in the conflict in 2020. This comes as UNAMA in its latest report said Tuesday that civilian casualties have increased following the start of peace talks in September 2020. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Afghan commando forces freed 23 security force members and one civilian from a Taliban prison in Kunduz on Wednesday, 217 Pamir Corps said in a statement. According to the officials, 16 of the prisoners are members of the Afghan National Army (ANA), four of them are commando forces, two were police, and one was
Ariana: More than 3.5 million children have been deprived of anti-polio vaccinations due to restrictions imposed by the Taliban in several provinces, the Ministry of Public Health claimed Saturday. The Ministry stated that the Taliban’s restrictions on the house-to-house vaccination campaign has increased from three to ten percent of homes in the last three years.
By Frud Bezhan January 8, 2021 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty For years, the Taliban’s suicide bombers frequently struck high-profile political and security targets in Afghanistan’s major cities. But in a marked shift, the Taliban is now targeting civilians — government workers, journalists, rights activists, moderate religious leaders, and women in public roles — in urban areas.
Ariana: On Sunday morning Pompeo put the lack of casualties among US troops down to the Taliban adhering to the Doha deal signed in February. The deputy spokesman for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday that the reason why the US has not suffered casualties among its forces in the past 10 months is
Tolo News: Religious scholars and influential clerics from Afghanistan’s western provinces on Tuesday said that the Taliban’s narrative of establishing an Islamic political system in Afghanistan should not obstruct the peace process in the country. “The war is no longer justified, it has no meaning now, we must surrender to peace. The war is imposed
Tolo News: The Taliban has dug up the grave of a former police commander in Uruzgan and mutilated his body, the police commander’s family said. Shah Mohammad Shah, the district police chief for Dihrawood district, was killed in an attack by armed men in the district on June 30. His family members said this act
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty December 24, 2020 Prominent Afghan women’s rights activist Freshta Kohistani has been assassinated in a village in the Kapisa Province northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry said on December 24. The killing of Kohistani was the latest in a string of targeted killings that have prompted international concern. “At around 5:00pm