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refugees slept on the streets and local people, who oppose the presence of the camp, seized the opportunity to attack refugees and activists. ... Later, a leaked memo from the negotiations showed that Afghanistan was threatened with a reduction in aid ...
WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - An inmate at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been released to the government of Mauritania, the U.S.
The experience exhausted him. But it also turned him into an activist at what could be a critical time for TB in the United States.
The role of the arts in helping people to process trauma and assert their individuality comes to the fore, along with the miserable experiences of child refugees and child brides, in a punchy, crowd-pleasing documentary about a young Afghan woman who ...
Sharjah: Rula Bibi Gul Gani, First Lady of Afghanistan, and Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of State for Tolerance, will be among the speakers at the second 'Investing in the Future' conference (IIFMENA) to be held in Sharjah.
"We're in a profound food crisis globally," said Ximena Gonzalez, an activist academic from the Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Investigations who like many others come to Monte Carmelo to participate and accompany this movement of seed savers ...
Afghan troops have recaptured the northern city of Kunduz, but those who fled the fighting are still afraid to return to their homes.
Organizers say the Israeli military seized the boat and detained the 13 human rights activists aboard in international waters about 40 miles away from Gaza's shore.
activists seeking liberation of the Balochistan province in Pakistan are divided over the issue of forming a government-in-exile.
Sharana, Afghanistan // When 18-year-old Fawzia was convicted of elopement and adultery, a local Afghan court in the south-eastern province of Paktika sentenced her to jail.
... the evidence demonstrates the results have been anything but humane or liberating. The people truly liberated by the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan are the wealthy investors in the military-industrial complex and those betting on ...
Mel Lehman from the Common Humanity organization replied when I asked him why he was attending a demonstration held on the east side of Union Square on Friday afternoon to mark the 15th anniversary of the U.S.
She made the decision to go to Afghanistan with human rights organisation Global Exchange so that the plight of Afghan refugees could be heard, but she found that mainstream media outlets weren't interested. She then brought the families of 9/11 ...
Malalai Joya has been described as the "Bravest woman in Afghanistan" for standing up to the very warlords who are being brought in the cold by her U.S.

Some 110 people took part in the September 29 event, which brought together a panel of local officials and civil society activists. Mohammad ... Civil activist Parween Tofan said that the authorities were simply failing to live up to their duties ...
The donor session, for all its warm glow, highlighted the extent to which, while they continue to write checks, the donors have backpedaled from holding the Afghan government to account for rampant human rights violations. ... women's participation in ...
The insurgent groups known as "the Mujahideen" fought against the Soviet army and allied Afghan forces. During this period, al-Qaeda saw its formative period during this time, with many of its members, arrived to Afghanistan from different countries ...
Syria's military and an activist group say government forces have captured a hospital in the northern city of Aleppo a day after regaining control of a Palestinian refugee camp in the city.
The proposed amendment to the Citizenship Act, 1955, seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim minorities from Muslim majority countries, namely, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. "This ...
The former bride for sale, the subject of a new documentary, became a women's rights activist. ... Iranian director Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami met her there, when Sonita's family decided to take her back to Afghanistan to sell her as a bride for $9,000.
Most airstrikes in Afghanistan are carried out by the United States, and while Afghanistan has its own warplanes, another Afghan official said they had not carried out any strikes in the area. The U.S. military said it had carried out a ...
By IWPR Afghanistan. The conclusions of a long-running IWPR project on way to build peace in Afghanistan have been presented at a public event in the capital Kabul.
JALALABAD - women are inordinately affected by the violent extremism that has devastated many eastern Afghan communities, the deputy UN envoy told participants at a UN-backed 'Global Open Days' event in the capital of Nangarhar province.
Negotiations with the group have been going on for months, with some in the government suspicious of bringing one of the most radical militants in Afghanistan into the fold. rights activists have expressed concerns about human rights abuses committed ...
"We will stay here until we die or we win," activist Ali Abo Al-Jod told NBC. "I lost my whole family, I have nothing else to lose.
The women, some of whom hold positions in Afghan government, activist organizations and pop culture, expressed their gratitude for Butler's recognition of women's rights in their nation.
On the September 28th edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with human rights activists from the Middle East and China.
Billions of dollars have been spent and many foreign soldiers have died in Afghanistan during the war on terror. The international community has committed itself to stabilizing Afghanistan with the aim of installing a sound democracy and a sense of ...
Nationally known anti-war activists, both have extensively researched U.S. drone warfare in part with trips to Afghanistan and Pakistan to see the results of such attacks. The next session will be lead by Elliott Adams, a former mayor of Sharon Springs ...
Lauryn Oates, Canadian women for women in Afghanistan projects director, with Sanjar Sohail, editor, Afghanistan's Hasht-e Subh ("8am") newspaper at the Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan) 12th annual Breaking Bread ... A Canadian aid ...
More than 30 civil society representatives, women's rights activists, academics, religious scholars and government officials discussed the issue of violent extremism and women's rights in Afghanistan's third largest city. "This event offers ...
An activist with the opposition-aligned Aleppo Media Center, Mujahed Abu Aljood, told CNN on Friday that more than 60 airstrikes rained down that day.
Party's provincial chairman Sikandar Hayat Sherpao, information secretary Tariq Khan and former senator Haji Ghufran were also present on the occasion, as scores of political activists and councillors belonging to different parties led by PML-N ...
Islamabad: Five terrorists convicted of their involvement in the Safoora goth massacre and the murder of a prominent social activist in Karachi have challenged their convictions before the Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC). On May 12, the ...
A U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone takes off from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. ... The attackers over the weekend belonged to Somalia and the Pashtun borderlands of Afghanistan/Pakistan, the most droned place on earth. ... U.S. Representative ...
... India for helping Bugti flee Pakistan to Geneva in 2010 via Afghanistan. Expressing solidarity with the people of Balochistan, human rights activists in Kolkata on Friday urged the Indian government to grant Baloch leader Brahumdagh Bugti political ...
Afghan Vice President Sarwar Danish said before a gathering of world leaders what India has been stating all along: that Pakistan is deeply India-phobic and its incubation of terror groups stems from this phobia.
Mazdak Dilshad Baloch, a Baloch activist left his home soil many years ago to go seek asylum in Canada. Today after touring different nations for support, he turned ... After our escape from Pakistan, we headed to Kabul, Afghanistan where we stayed for ...
"Unfortunately, opioid dependence is rampant among our vets from Iraq and Afghanistan. Addressing this problem properly is important.
Human Rights Watch and other activists have slammed Afghanistan for its peace deal with a notorious warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who is accused of grave human rights abuses in the country.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday suggested violence in Chicago is worse than violence in Afghanistan. Emanuel's challenger in last year's mayoral runoff election, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, said Thursday ...
The bomber who carried out attacks in New York actually disliked gay people, despite fake claims he was a militant gay rights activist. Two pressure cooker bombs were planted in Saturday in New York. The first bomb detonated in the Chelsea district of ...
Kabul: After years of iteration, Afghanistan's National Unity government (NUG) approved the reservation of a seat for Sikhs and Hindus in the Afghan Parliament, late on Sunday evening. The Wire has ... "Similar initiatives and decrees were undertaken ...
school principals and teachers have reported girls as young as nine being taken overseas, where they are forced to marry, the New South Wales government has said.
In recent days, India had denied reports that there was any move to give shelter to the activist, who is wanted in Pakistan for his separatist campaign.
Activist Zizo Abdo released with precautionary measures ... Both activists were arrested in relation to protests that took place in opposition to the maritime demarcation deal between Egypt and Saudi Arabia in April.
They live in poor conditions," said Shamsoddin Rahnama, An Afghan activist in Khorasan province which borders Afghanistan. human rights groups estimate that roughly 5,000 Afghans are imprisoned in Iran. activists accuse the Iranian judiciary of bias; ...


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