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.
A primary court in Kabul, which is hearing Farkhunda’s murder case, on Sundaypostponed the much-awaited verdict against 19 accused policemen.
At least 123 Afghan nationals, who were allegedly living in Pakistan without requisite legal documents, have been deported from Pakistan, officials said on Friday.
To raise awareness on the rights of detainees, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has kicked off a campaign in northern provinces of Baghlan, Kunduz, Takhar and Badakhshan.
The much-anticipated verdict in the murder case of Farkhunda was announced by a local court in Kabul early on Wednesday.
A local court in Kabul is expected to announce verdict in Farkhunda’s murder case on Wednesday.
Many events were organized in Kabul on Sunday to mark the World Press Freedom Day, which is observed across the country on March 3.
The national unity government (NUG) is committed to safeguard freedom of press and access to information for journalists in Afghanistan, President Ghani said on Sunday.
Afghanistan is ranked 148th in the Freedom of the Press 2015, the latest edition of an annual report published by Freedom House.
The men accused in the murder case of Farkhunda are set to face trial in a local court on Saturday.