8am: Sources informed the Hasht-e Subh Daily on Tuesday, 12 September, that Abdullah Sarhadi, the Taliban governor of Bamiyan province, has imprisoned two individuals from the Pashta-e Gharghari village because they did not hand over their land to the Kuchi nomads. This comes after last year when the Taliban’s Conflict Resolution Commission had warned the
8am: Following the Taliban’s coercion of Hazara people to pay reparations to the Kuchis (nomads), residents of three villages in Nawur District, Ghazni Province, are now compelled to pay five million Afghanis each. This decision was made based on the claims of a Kuchi individual who alleges that ten years ago, 230 of his sheep
8am: Local sources in Ghazni province report that the Taliban have engaged in a week-long spree of detentions, harassment, and torture of residents in the Nawur district of the province. According to credible sources from the province on Wednesday, August 2, the Taliban have indiscriminately beaten and abused several individuals, including women and children, in
8am: The clashes began on Friday, May 12, in the Bandar region of Kohistan district and have since continued intermittently. According to sources, three indigenous residents and one nomadic herder have been killed as a result of the clashes. Sources claim that the herders are using both light and heavy weapons to attack local residents.
8am: According to local sources, the Taliban arrested 15 tribal elders in the Jalriz district of Maidan Wardak after nomads claimed to have lost their sheep in the area in recent years. The same sources confirmed that the arrested elders have been imprisoned in the district center for two days as of Thursday, May 11.
8am: As the Taliban continue to rule over the country, some Pashtun nomads [Kuchis], a tribe supported by the Taliban, have started confiscating the property of other tribes in the corners of the country. Following Takhar, Sar-e Pol, Baghlan, and other provinces, people in Badghis are now facing usurpation challenges. The most recent case reveals
Michael Hughes: The Taliban have much to gain – both economically and militarily – by enabling the Kuchis, Pashtun nomads, to seize land and build homes within sedentary communities in Hazarajat and other areas in the country’s northeast. However, the strategy is also pregnant with risk: for land disputes have historically been known to spark
8am: Nomads claim that one of their members was injured 15 years ago in Bukhara village of Nawur district and he blames local people for his injuries. But residents said that the person was wounded in the war against former ANDSF forces. Sources added that locals are not able to pay this amount of money
8am: Office of the Taliban’s PM wrote in a newsletter on Tuesday, November 15, that the head of the office, Mullah Hassan Akhund, “has appreciated the achievements of the nomads during the Jihad.” He said that the nomads play an important role in strengthening the economy of Afghanistan and promised to solve their problems through
8am: According to sources, the Taliban has allocated 3,020 acres of land to build a township for the nomads and have started the process of land distribution. In the distribution inauguration ceremony of these lands, the Taliban said that the caretaker government of the Taliban will provide health and educational services to the nomads living