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74 prisoners released from Nangarhar jail

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Jan 15, 2018 - 21:41
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seventy-four prisoners, including two women, were released from the central jail in eastern Nangarhar province in compliance with a presidential decree issued on the occasion of Eid Miladun Nabi.
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Govt to release 90 more HIA prisoners soon

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Dec 28, 2017 - 15:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) on Thursday said 90 HIA prisoners would be released soon from the Bagram and Pul-i-Charkhi prisons. Releasing HIA prisoners was part of a landmark peace deal between the...
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Extradited prisoners on hunger strike in Herat jail

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Dec 27, 2017 - 01:52
HEART CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of prisoners who were extradited to Afghanistan from Iran about one year ago have gone on hunger strike at the central prison in western Herat province against their undecided fate.
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Pul-i-Charkhi inmates served ‘rotten’ meat: Senate body

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Dec 21, 2017 - 19:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Meshrano Jirga delegation has found prisoners at the Pul-i-Charkhi jail on the eastern outskirts of Kabul are served ‘rotten meat’.
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42 pardoned inmates released from Kandahar jail

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Dec 09, 2017 - 20:23
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Forty-two prisoners, including two women, have been released from the central jail in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Saturday. A ceremony held for the released inmates was attended by Kandahar Governor Zalmai...
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Dozens of pardoned inmates freed from Herat jail

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Jul 31, 2017 - 20:06
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 154 prisoners, including 14 women, have been released from the central jail in western Herat province in compliance with a presidential decree, the jailor said on Monday. The prisoners were released during a special...
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44 inmates released from overcrowded Nimroz prison

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Jul 23, 2017 - 18:41
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Forty-four prisoners have been released from the central jail in southwestern Nimroz province, said officials on Sunday. Governor Mohammad Sami said the 44 prisoners were released from the jail in Zaranj, the provincial capital, in...
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‘Happy to be in prison learning literacy skills’

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Jun 29, 2017 - 14:42
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): “I can now read and write, so I am very happy. I wish I had been jailed a few years ago, so I could be literate,” says a prisoner learning in the main prison of central Parwan province. Abdul Lateef, 40, hails from the Tatmudra...
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55 HIA prisoners released from Pul-i-Charkhi jail

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May 02, 2017 - 19:37
He said the government should have released 68 HIA prisoners under the deal said his party rejected the government’s decision of releasing fewer number of prisoners.
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HIA prisoners release postponed at last minute

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May 01, 2017 - 19:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): The government on Monday postponed a planned ceremony for the release of the first group of prisoners belonging to the Hezb-i-islami Afghanistan (HIA for unknown reasons.
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Above 100 Pul-i-Charkhi inmates sew lips in protest

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Apr 05, 2017 - 00:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Senate body on Tuesday said more than 100 prisoners at the notorious Pul-i-Charkhi jail east of Kabul city have sewn their lips shut and have been on hunger strike in protest against a presidential order.
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60 prisoners released from Kandahar jail

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Mar 06, 2017 - 20:32
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Sixteen prisoners have been released from the central jail in southern Kandahar province in compliance with a presidential decree issued on the occasion of Eid Miladun Nabi.
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55 prisoners released from Herat prison

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Dec 03, 2016 - 18:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fifty-five prisoners were released on Saturday from the main prison in western Herat province in compliance with a presidential decree. Abdullah Azizi, the Herat prison warden, told reporters here that the prisoners were released...
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400 HIA prisoners to be released in a week: Karim

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Dec 03, 2016 - 17:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA)’s peace delegation head Eng. Mohammad Amin Karim on Saturday hoped 400 HIA-linked prisoners would be released in a week from Pul-i-Charkhi and Bagram jails. In article 11th of the peace agreement...
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‘101 prisoners freed from Taliban jails in Helmand’

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Sep 26, 2016 - 20:01
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Monday said more than 100 people had been freed from Taliban-run prisons in three districts of southern Helmand province, a claim the rebels rejected. The MoD in a statement said Special...
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22 prisoners released from Khost’s central jail

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Jul 16, 2016 - 20:23
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Twenty-two prisoners have been released and jail terms of several others reduced in the southeastern province of Khost in compliance with presidential decrees, the central jail’s commander said.
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Cases of some Ghazni prisoners yet to be probed

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Apr 12, 2016 - 19:15
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Some prisoners held at the central jail in southern Ghazni province on Tuesday complained about their ongoing detention despite being never charged with any crime.
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36 prisoners including women released from Nimroz jail

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Feb 23, 2016 - 16:19
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Thirty-six prisoners were released from the central jail of northwestern Nimroz province on Tuesday, when some of them complained of overcrowding. The prisoners were released in compliance with a presidential decree issued on the...
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Fate of 2,596 Pul-i-Charkhi prisoners remains undecided

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Jan 26, 2016 - 17:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Meshrano Jirga panel has found that cases of nearly 30 percent of prisoners held at the Pul-i-Charkhi prison east of Kabul have not been followed.
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