There are several ethnic groups including the Hazara, Tajik, Uzbek, Turkmen, Pashtun/Afghan/Patan, Baloch and Nuristani live in so-called country Afghanistan. Many of them particularly the Hazara have suffered geocide, and systematic discrimination in the hands of so-called majority Pashtuns. One-ethnic State government together with terrorist groups such as Taliban and Kochi Taliban are following the old policy of Pashtun tribes that Tajiks to Tajikistan, Uzbeks to Uzbekistan, and Hazaras (...)
Mullah Omar’s supporters rally against women’s rights
Wednesday 22 May 2013
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Kabul, Wednesday, May 22, 2013: A group of Mullah Omar’s supporters and students of faculty of Islamic studies of Kabul university have demonstrated against women rights and approval of law on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (EVAW). Demonstrators were carrying Taliban flag chanting anti-democracy and women rights slogans. This demonstration was held in Kabul while rights organizations such as Hazara Women International have asked authorities to properly insure the safety and the rights of women in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s Ulama Council wages war against women
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by Kamran Mir Hazar
The Afghan Ulama Council has boldly proclaimed a resolution that clearly continues to violate the right’s of women. “Ulama” is the plural form of the Arabic word “Alem” meaning “scholar”, but by no means have these men used the distinguished thoughts of a scholar to devise this mandate.
In the past ten years, the Ulama Council has been the other side of the Taliban coin. Their combined denouncement of women and proclamation against freedom of information continue to squelch the voices of truth.