8am: Abdul Sattar Hussaini, a former parliament member (MP), representing Farah province, claims that the Taliban killed a person based on allegations. Mr. Hussaini said in a video, that went viral on social media on Wednesday evening (December 7th), the Taliban did not adhere to human rights, but violated them. Click here to read more
The Conversation: Getting justice in Afghanistan is a complicated business. Two main justice systems – state laws based on the civil law tradition and Islamic jurisprudence – combine with non-state institutions, such as traditional village jirgas (circles) or shuras (councils), to resolve local disputes and deal with offences. Click here to read more (external link).