Amnesty International (AI), the global human rights watchdog body, has called on the Afghan government to arrest those responsible for the killing of nine aid workers in northern Balkh province.
A seminar was organized by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)in western Badghis province on Sunday to highlight the important role played by religious scholars and clerics in the elimination of violence against women.
The Afghan Independent Bar Association (AIBA) moved into its new office in Badakhshan’s Appellate Court building in Faizabad on Thursday.
The civil society network in Afghanistan has raised serious questions over the way Farkhunda murder case was handled and the manner in which verdicts were announced by a local court against the accused men.
After weeks of dilly-dallying, the trial of 19 policemen accused in the brutal murder of Farkhunda took place at a local court in Kabul on Tuesday.
After much dilly-dallying, the trial of 19 policemen accused in the brutal murder of Farkhunda resumed at a local court in Kabul on Tuesday.
Despite billions of dollars spent in combating the growth of illicit narcotics in Afghanistan, the country continues to produce 90 percent of the world's opium, according to the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction (SIGAR).
Three young Afghan students were arrested in Indian city of Pune for allegedly sodomising a fellow Afghan student.
António Guterres, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is expected to visit Afghanistan this week to hold talks with senior Afghan government officials over the repatriation of Afghan refugees.
As the civil rights movement in Afghanistan gains momentum, the influence-yielding religious clerics (Mullahs) are growing uneasy, seeing it as a challenge to their indomitable authority.