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Afghan fighters accuse Kabul of neglect in deadly battle with Taliban

Afghan fighters accuse Kabul of neglect in deadly battle with Taliban

By Ali M. Latifi Ibrahim, left, and Ali, two members of the Afghan Local Police, seen in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday. (Ali M. Latifi / Los Angeles Times) With his weapon in one hand, Ibrahim answered his cellphone with the other. He was hoping the call would bring news of reinforcements for his Afghan Local […]

The Epitome of Madness

By Ali Bator Only about 600,000 Hazaras live in Quetta Pakistan. They constitute only 0.33% of the Pakistan’s 182 million populations. According to the Hazara Democratic Party, just in the last 15 years about 1500 Hazara men, women and children have lost their lives, and close to 4500 have been injured, in 134 separate target […]

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Latest Taliban Kidnaping includes Two Women and a Child

By Mohemed Rizaee On June 8, 2015, the Taliban kidnapped four more Hazaras from Rasana. Rasana is small Pashtun populated area which is located in Gelan district, and it is controlled mostly by the Taliban. Gelan is one of Ghazni’s districts in Afghanistan. The hostages are two women, one child, and one man, a car […]

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Taliban Are Said to Target Hazaras to Try to Match ISIS’ Brutality

By ROD NORDLAND and JAWAD SUKHANYAR KABUL, Afghanistan — A wave of kidnappings followed by numerous beheadings of members of Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic group have spread alarm and anger among a people who have historically been this country’s most persecuted.  The police in Ghazni Province on Sunday confirmed that four Hazara farmers who had been kidnapped by the […]

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Gunmen kidnap 30 members of Hazara community in southern Afghanistan

Kandahar, Afghanistan: Gunmen in southern Afghanistan kidnapped 30 members of the Hazara ethnic community, authorities said Tuesday. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack Monday afternoon, nor demanded a ransom. The 30 people were kidnapped from two vehicles on a major road in Zabul province, provincial Gov. Mohammad Ashraf said. He said authorities were trying […]

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Disputes damage hopes of rebuilding Afghanistan’s Bamiyan Buddhas

By Frédéric Bobin Plans are afoot to restore giant Buddhist symbols destroyed by the Taliban, but experts cannot agree on best way forward. The Sasal Buddha at Bamiyan, Afghanistan, pictured before its destruction in 2001. Photograph: Ian Griffiths/Corbis It is always a shock reaching Bamiyan, coming face to face with the two huge cavities in […]

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No Justice for teenaged Afghanistan Immigrants during Forced Deportation in Norway

By: Kawa gharji It is nearly 12 years since the Taliban regime has fallen and a new government was established with the support of international communities accompanied by unprecedented support of people of Afghanistan. Over the past 100 years, no government in history of Afghanistan has experienced such level of widespread enthusiastic support. Before that, […]

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Norway: The Hell for Asylum Seekers

By Kawa Gharji Translated: Ishaq Mohammadi “Norway police usually search for asylum seekers over the weekends.  The reason police search and arrest asylum seekers over the weekends is because asylum seekers’ lawyers are not in their offices and it is impossible for asylum seekers to get in touch with their lawyers.  When everyone is asleep […]

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Record High Deportation from Norway and Ghulam nabi Cues

By kawa gharji Today, I spoke with Nabi again. He said he has been to the hospital due to his worsening back pain. The doctors told him he needs an operation immediately and the cost of the operation is about a thousand dollars. Nabi can’t walk. Norwegian police took away his wheelchair before deporting him. […]

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Gholam Nabi, Disabled Asylum Seeker Deported 26th of October in Afghanistan and Beaten by Norwegian Police

By Kawa Gharji Gholam Nabi has been deported from Norway two days ago. Today I reached him by phone. He was in Kabul now, at the phone he seemed to be very sick and tired. His back got worse. The policemen in charge of deportation didn’t allow him to take his painkiller medicine. Even IOM […]

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