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Afghan Think-Tank Study Says Human Trafficking Law Requires More Attention

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Mar 06, 2018 - 15:06
5 March 2018, Kabul : A recent study conducted by the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) recommends that the trafficking law of 2017 should be reviewed to identify and remove all contradictory statements or redundancies with the penal...
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202 civilians were killed and wounded in February: CPAG

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Mar 04, 2018 - 17:28
Two Hundred and two persons have suffered causalities in February with 113, including 16 women and 17 children killed, and 89 others injured, including 20 children.
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ACBAR briefing on protection of civilians, aid workers and humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan

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Feb 27, 2018 - 15:44
Kabul, 27 February 2018 Putting Protection at the Heart of the Peace Process After almost forty years civilians continue to bear the human cost of the ongoing armed conflict in Afghanistan. In 2017, 3,438 civilians were killed and a further 7,015...
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Transitional Justice Coordination Group Press Statement

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Feb 20, 2018 - 20:18
In connection with the registration of war victims' complaints with the International Criminal Court to address war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Afghanistan since May 2003.
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Afghan Research Organization Achieves 5th Place Ranking Among Central Asian Think-Tanks and 26th Among 145 Independent Think-Tanks According to Global Survey

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Feb 12, 2018 - 13:52
KABUL, 12 February – The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) has maintained its position as the top think-tank in Afghanistan and risen to 5th place in a list ranking 65 think-tanks across Central Asia. AREU was also ranked 26th in a...
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PRESS RELEASE: NGO-community Afghanistan calls for action to ensure the protection of aid workers following the attack on Non-Governmental Organizations in Jalalabad

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Jan 27, 2018 - 09:46
PRESS RELEASE: NGO-community Afghanistan calls for action to ensure the protection of aid workers following the attack on Non-Governmental Organizations in Jalalabad. For reading the full story, please click here
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ETWA Expresses Concerns on the Process of Appointing a New IEC Commissioner

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Jan 07, 2018 - 16:16
The Election and Transparency Watch Organization of Afghanistan (ETWA) is closely observing the process of appointing a new Commissioner for the Independent Election Commission or IEC.
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ETWA Viewpoint on Recent Presidential Decree over Restarting of the Selection Committee Work and Appointing New Election Commission Member

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Dec 31, 2017 - 17:07
The Election & Transparency Watch Organization of Afghanistan (ETWA) examined the recent Presidential order in light of the Electoral Law, the electoral principles and the expectations of civil society and political parties highlighting the...
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Etisalat Gives Away a Brand New Toyota Corolla

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Dec 26, 2017 - 20:05
As a part of its loyalty program, Etisalat Afghanistan gave away a brand new 2016 Toyota Corolla to a lucky customer on 26 December 2017. Fareedullah a resident of Jalalabad city was chosen the winner in a random lucky draw that was carried out in...
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Pajhwok launches SMS news service via Roshan

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Dec 08, 2017 - 16:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News officially launched on Wednesday its Short Message Service (SMS) news service through Roshan telecom network. More than 70 percent of Afghanistan ’s populations have access to Roshan’s (Telecom Development...
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Failure of Afghan Parliament in electing capable woman as Minister of Mines and Petroleum

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Dec 05, 2017 - 18:16
Despite the government commitments for women’s political participation, we observe that the realization of these commitments is facing severe obstacles. This results in weakening of women’s inclusion in leadership and decision making of the...
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ROSHAN PARTNERS WITH FACEBOOK TO IMPROVE USER EXPERIENCE IN AFGHANISTAN

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Nov 29, 2017 - 13:11
November 29, 2017 (Kabul, Afghanistan) –Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications provider, signed a partnership agreement with Facebook Inc. to have Facebook servers placed in Roshan’s data centers in the country. This will provide faster...
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ETWA Viewpoint on Recent Presidential Decree over Appointing New Election Commission Member

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Nov 26, 2017 - 15:43
The Election & Transparency Watch Organization of Afghanistan (ETWA) examined the recent Presidential order in light of the Electoral Law, the electoral principles and the expectations of civil society and political parties highlighting the...
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TJCG’s welcomes ICC decision to investigate Afghanistan war crimes

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Nov 26, 2017 - 14:16
The primary office of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has confirmed to give a three-month period for victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity to register their complaints following a request from the court’s prosecutor. People who...
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ETWA Report on IEC’s Performance & the Way Forward

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Nov 07, 2017 - 15:19
ETWA Report on IEC’s Performance & the Way Forward For reading the full story, please click here
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Bamyan Tajiks’ &Pashtuns Movement for Justice Declaration About UNESCO Session in Tokyo

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Nov 07, 2017 - 13:16
The Bamyan Tajiks’&Pashtuns Movement for Justice, on numerous protesting occasions, has raised the issue of ethnic cleansing in Bamayan and confiscation of Tajik’s land and properties in this city. They do this under the self-designed Red and...
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Save the Children calls for end to corporal punishment in Afghanistan after death of a high school student

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Nov 06, 2017 - 15:37
November 6, Kabul – Save the Children is urging the Afghan government to properly enforce its corporal punishment ban following reports that a high school student died after facing violence at school. The incident took place in the northern Afghan...
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ETWA Optimism & Concerns over Changes in (IEC)

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Oct 22, 2017 - 16:48
Sunday 22-Oct-2017 The Election and Transparency Watch Organization of Afghanistan (ETWA) embraces the President’s moves toward electoral reforms, it also voices concerns over the recent changes that were made within the Independent Election...
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Afghanistan Institute of Peace Press release on Quartet talks in Oman

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Oct 16, 2017 - 13:37
Afghanistan Institute of Peace welcomes from the re-start of the four-party talks between Afghanistan, Pakistan, United States and China and it is an important step towards the pursuit of regional and trans-regional understanding. For reading the...
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ROSHAN PARTNERS WITH WIKIMEDIA FOUNDATION TO BRING FREE MOBILE ACCESS TO WIKIPEDIA IN AFGHANISTAN

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Oct 09, 2017 - 14:19
October 8th, 2017 (Kabul, Afghanistan) – Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications provider, announced today that it is offering free access to Wikipedia to all its customers across Afghanistan in partnership with the Wikimedia Foundation...
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