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Private students close Higher Edu Ministry’s gate

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Jan 03, 2018 - 20:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): Tens of private universities’ officials and students on Wednesday closed the main entrance to the Higher Education Ministry in Kabul to protest what they said “delay” in distribution of degrees. The protesting students and officials...
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Currency dealers go on countrywide strike over Jalalabad attack

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Dec 28, 2017 - 17:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): Moneychangers across Afghanistan went on an announced strike on Thursday against an armed attack on a colleague’s shop in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province. A day earlier, armed robbers shot dead a moneychanger named Multan...
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‘Maqur police chief behind mysterious murders, drugs’

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Dec 06, 2017 - 18:12
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of Maqur district of southern Ghazni province on Wednesday protested against the district police chief, accusing him of his involvement in drug smuggling and mysterious murder cases. Around 200 residents...
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Paktika rally demands probe into police infighting

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Nov 27, 2017 - 23:23
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents on Monday took to the streets in the capital of southeastern Paktika province against yesterday’s clash between police officers that caused many casualties. Two policemen and one civilian were killed and 21...
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Hundreds of students rally after classmate commits suicide

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Nov 21, 2017 - 20:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Kabul University students staged protest rallies in central Kabul and Bamyan provinces on Tuesday, days after a veterinary student committed suicide after her thesis were rejected for eighth time. Zahra Khwarai ate a...
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Resolve Pakistani aggression via diplomacy: Activists

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Nov 20, 2017 - 20:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): Civil society activists on Monday held a protest gathering in Kabul to condemn rocket shelling from Pakistan into eastern Kunar province, asking the government to resolve the issue through diplomatic channels.
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Jalalabad: Speech-impaired people protest for rights

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Nov 11, 2017 - 16:56
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of speech-impaired people on Saturday staged a protest demonstration in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, demanding their rights. The special people said 3,000 speech-impaired individuals were registered in...
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Hundreds rally against Wolesi Jirga decision in Zabul

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Nov 10, 2017 - 16:38
QALAT (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Friday staged a protest rally in the Shah Joy district of southern Zabul province, calling for writing words “Islam” and “Afghan” in the computerized identity cards. The protesters emerged from western part of...
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Kunduzis take to streets against increasing insecurity

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Nov 01, 2017 - 17:48
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Fed up with increasing insecurity and kidnapping and robbery incidents, hundreds of residents of northern Kunduz province on Wednesday took to the streets. The protestors included members of the Provincial Council, Public Health...
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Wolesi Jirga’s decree rejection sparks protest

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Nov 01, 2017 - 17:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Justice Party of Afghanistan (JPA) supporters on Wednesday protested against the Wolesi Jirga for rejecting a presidential legislative decree amending the population registration law.
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Dozens stage protest against district municipal chief

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Oct 29, 2017 - 13:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of residents of the 1st municipality district of Kabul have staged a protest against the incompetence of the authorities, especially the district municipal head. The demonstrators staged protest on Saturday in Bagh-i-Qazi...
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Hundreds of protesters erect tents in Helmand

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Oct 20, 2017 - 19:39
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Friday erected protest tents in front of the governor’s house in southern Helmand province, seeking removal of some government officials.
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Homayoon forcibly usurped our plaza: Protesters

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Oct 09, 2017 - 19:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of people on Monday protested in front of the National Assembly building in Kabul, accusing the 1st deputy speaker of Wolesi Jirga of usurping their market, however, the deputy speaker rejected the allegation.
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Enraged Khost protestors want police chief sacked

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Oct 02, 2017 - 19:00
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of protestors in Dwamanda district of southeastern Khost province on Monday asked the Ministry of Interior (MoI) to dismiss the provincial police chief and the crime-branch head for incompetency and demanded their...
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Kabul students rally against Muslim deaths in Burma

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Sep 13, 2017 - 17:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Kabul University students on Wednesday protested against the crackdown on Muslims in Burma and the airdropping of blasphemous leaflets by US forces in Parwan and Kapisa provinces.
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Offensive leaflets: Protestors close Kabul road

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Sep 12, 2017 - 15:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 2,000 protestors on Tuesday condemned the killing of Muslims in Myanmar and airdropping of offensive leaflets by US forces in Parwan and Kapisa provinces, saying they were ready to lay down their lives for Islam. On September...
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Hundreds protest violence against Muslims in Burma

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Sep 08, 2017 - 20:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Friday emerged on the roads in Kabul to condemn what they called “genocide” of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, asking the President Ghani government to break off ties with the largely Buddhist nation. Hundreds...
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Hundreds rally against massacre of Myanmar Muslims

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Sep 07, 2017 - 19:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents of Kabul condemned the killing of Muslims in Myanmar at a protest demonstration, asking international human rights organisations to help end the humanitarian catastrophe. The violence against Myanmar's Rohingya...
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Protestors say police killed 2 villagers, injured 6

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Aug 11, 2017 - 16:30
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Protesting residents on Friday closed the Jalalabad-Torkham highway for six hours in Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province after what they alleged police demolished their homes and killed two people and injured six others.
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Wrapped in shrouds, Heratis set month-long deadline for govt

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Jul 19, 2017 - 16:12
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Wearing grave shrouds, hundreds of residents of western Herat province on Wednesday staged a demonstration, giving the government a month-long deadline to meet their demands. They included civil society activists, public...
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