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Two polling stations are closed in Uruzgan Khas

Afghanistan Independent Election Commission has taken decision to close six polling stations in Uruzgan Province. Two of the polling stations are located in Hazara populated areas of Uruzgan Khas District. Those two areas are Gandao High School and Hossaini High School. Estimated 18,000 Hazara voters are eligible to vote in this election. During 2005 election, […]

Government Conspiracy to Reduce Hazara Votes

As the Afghan parliamentary elections are getting close, there are concerns of Government-led fraud-preparations for polls’ rigging. Many people have yet not the registration card for voting. The Afghan Election Commission has established registration centers in different areas according to population for people to get card. But in capital Kabul, the numbers of registration centers […]

Afghan fears over a Taliban deal

By Lindsey Hilsum, Updated on 19 July 2010 As Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai moves to negotiate with the Taliban, International Editor Lindsey Hilsum travels to Bamiyan, to meet the female governor who fears that her people will be the ones “to have to make sacrifices”. Afghanistan’s only female provincial governor has a dilemma. Habiba Sorabi […]

“Diaries of Kandahar” (1884 – 1905) / HAZARAS In the View of British Diaries

This is a small effort towards facts and figures that has been missing since last one century regarding civil war between Amir Abdul Rahman of Kabul (Afghanistan) and Hazaras of Hazarajat (also called Hazaristan in Afghanistan). In this document the British News writers of that time documented the daily important News and reports for the […]

Taliban Kill 9 Members of Minority in Ambush

By ALISSA J. RUBIN KABUL, Afghanistan — At least nine Hazara men have been killed in an ambush in a remote area of central Afghanistan that is largely controlled by the Taliban, the police and a local representative of the Afghan intelligence service said Friday. The area where the attack took place is dominated by […]

Afghanistan: Massacre in Yakaolang

Media Advisory 28 March 2001 AI Index ASA 11/007/2001 – News Service Nr. 56 Afghanistan: Massacre in Yakaolang Amnesty International today issued a report on January’s massacre of over 300 unarmed men and a number of civilian women and children by Taleban forces in Yakaolang, in Bamiyan province. According to eyewitness accounts, Taleban forces began […]

Massacres in Yakaolang

Amnesty International has now obtained detailed information which corroborates earlier reports of the massacre of civilians in Yakaolang in the central province of Bamiyan. According to eyewitness reports, Taleban forces began to arrest people and summarily execute them when they recaptured Yakaolang on 7 January this year. They had lost Yakaolang to Hezb-e Wahdat – […]

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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