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Ghormach, serious threat in northern Afghanistan

Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi, 2010-11-21 13:30 Considering security concerns in the northern parts of the country, the Ghormach district is a big security threat in the northern zone of Afghanistan particularly Faryab province. Ghormach and Qaysar are two Faryab districts in which according to the provincial authorities, more than 40 percent of them are controlled by […]

Grassroots Radio In South Turkistan

Grassroots Radio In South Turkistan, Northern Afghanistan. Sadruddin Nazar, a young businessman, has founded a start-up radio station in a remote village in South Turkistan Northern Afghanistan, using only the resources and equipment on hand. Sources: http://southturkistan.wordpress.com http://www.rferl.org

80pc Balkh residents live in extreme poverty

Afghanistan has seven million acres of cultivable land, with only 20 percent having access to water By Zabihullah Ehsas MAZAR-I-SHARIF – Ten out of 100 families in northern Balkh province earn a living with the assistance of others while 80 percent people are living in extreme poverty, an official said on Tuesday. Dr. Fardin, food […]

PRT of Turkish Disseminates Foodstuffs in Jouzjan

Foodstuffs were distributed to the 5oo staffs of the state employees in the Jouzjan province. BNA reported. The items including flour, sugar, rice, oil, red been and pulses which was distributed by the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) of Turkish stay in Jouzjan province. Source: Bakhtar News

Hazara medical worker killed by Pashtu Taliban

This undated handout photo provided by the International Assistance Mission office in Kabul shows Hazara Mahram Ali, 50, who was killed in Afghanistan. Gunmen killed 10 medical workers, including eight foreigners, in Afghanistan’s remote northeast, police and officials said on August 7, 2010 and the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

Afghanistan: Massacres of Hazaras in Afghanistan

Human Rights Watch I. SUMMARY This report documents two massacres committed by Taliban forces in the central highlands of Afghanistan, in January 2001 and May 2000. In both cases the victims were primarily Hazaras, a Shia Muslim ethnic group that has been the target of previous massacres and other serious human rights violations by Taliban […]

The Hazara carnage in Afghanistan

Sun, 27 Jun 2010 12:00:16 GMT After decades of war, the Afghan police have become somewhat immune to sights of carnage. However, a recent patrol in the Khas Uruzgan district of Uruzgan province, just north of Kandahar, recently stumbled upon a particularly grisly sight, which could cause nightmares among even the most seasoned police veterans. […]

How The Taliban Slaughtered 8000 people in Mazar-e-Sharif

No mercy: Hazara men, women and children were murdered in their homes as Taliban gunmen took over Mazar-e-Sharif Michael Sheridan, Nov 01,1998 THE first detailed eyewitness accounts of the massacre of up to 8,000 people by Islamic fundamentalist Taliban fighters who ran amok in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif last August have been passed […]

Afghanistan: The truth must be exposed

News Service 159/98 AI INDEX: ASA 11/06/98 17 AUGUST 1998 The Taleban’s refusal to allow independent monitoring of the situation in the northern areas of Afghanistan — following the fall of Mazar-e Sharif and several other major towns to the Taleban last week — could serve to conceal the human rights violations in the area, […]

Afghanistan: Thousands of civilians killed following Taleban takeover of Mazar-e Sharif

AI INDEX: ASA 11/07/98 News Service 171/98 3 SEPTEMBER 1998 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Afghanistan: Thousands of civilians killed following Taleban takeover of Mazar-e Sharif Taleban guards deliberately and systematically killed thousands of ethnic Hazara civilians during the first three days following their military takeover of Mazar-e Sharif on 8 August 1998, according to new […]

An open letter from the Hazara people around the world to international human rights organizations, international authorities and well-known personalities

An open letter from the Hazara people around the world to international human rights organizations, international authorities and well-known personalities
Report on the Case of Conflict between Kochies and the Local People (Hazara) In Behsood (Hessa-e-Awal, Hessa-e-Dowm) and Diamirdad districts of Maidan Wardak province
Massacres of Hazaras in Afghanistan

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