Tolo News: A credible source told TOLOnews that the reason for France objecting to the removal of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s name from the UN’s blacklist has not been clarified, but some political commentators have linked their reluctance to the killing of ten French soldiers in 2013 by the Hizb-e-Islami group. Three years ago, militants reportedly associated with
Tolo News: The office of Mohammad Sarwar Danish, the second vice president of Afghanistan, on Thursday rejected reports that former Hizb-e-Islami warlord Zardad Faryadi was released from detention on the basis of a letter of guarantee by Danish. Danish’s office said in a press release that Faryadi was not detained following his return to Kabul and
Tolo News:A source close to government said on Tuesday that Zardad Faryadi was released on the back of a letter of guarantee by the Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish. Faryadi, a former commander for Hizb-e-Islami, arrived in Kabul last week following his deportation from the UK where he served over 10 years in prison.
Tolo News: Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Thursday called for the prosecution of war criminals and violators of human rights including Zardad Faryadi. Zardad Faryadi, a former Hizb-e-Islami commander, arrived back in Kabul on Wednesday after serving more than 10 years in a U.K prison on charges of torture and human rights violations. The