Human rights in Afghanistan
Human rights in Afghanistan is a topic of some controversy and conflict. While the Taliban were well known for numerous human rights abuses, several human rights violations continue to take place in ...
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Afghan Woman’s Nose Is Cut Off By Her Husband, Officials Say
KABUL, Afghanistan — A young woman has been hospitalized in northern Afghanistan and is hoping to travel to Turkey for reconstructive surgery after her husband cut off her nose, the police and the wom...
Women's rights in Afghanistan
Women's rights in Afghanistan have gradually improved in the last decade under the Karzai administration. Through different rulers such as the mujahideen and the Taliban in the later part of the 20th ...
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Afghan Woman’s Nose Is Cut Off By Her Husband, Officials Say
KABUL, Afghanistan — A young woman has been hospitalized in northern Afghanistan and is hoping to travel to Turkey for reconstructive surgery after her husband cut off her nose, the police and the wom...
Education in Afghanistan
Education in Afghanistan includes K-12 and Higher education, which is supervised by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan is going through a nat...
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Tamerlane
Timur (Persian: تیمور‎ Timūr, Chagatai: Temür, Uzbek: Temur; died 18 February 1405), historically known as Tamerlane (Persian: تيمور لنگ‎ Timūr(-e) Lang, "Timur the Lame"), was a Turko-Mon...
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Hinduism in India
Hinduism is a major religion of India, with 80.5% of the population identifying themselves as Hindu. The vast majority of Hindus in India belong to Vaishnavite and Shaivite denominations.The Vedic cul...
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Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam
Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam (Pashto: ډاکټر محمد شفیق همدم) is a writer and a political activist in Afghanistan. He is the Chairman of the Afghan Anti-Corruption Network (AACN).
Hamdam was born in Janua...
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Camp Bastion
Camp Bastion is a Ministry of Defense airbase located northwest of the city of Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The base has barracks for the Afghan National Army. Between 2005 and Octobe...
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Burqa
A burqa (Urdu: بُرقع‎) ([ˈbʊrqʊʕ, ˈbʊrqɑʕ] (also transliterated burkha, bourkha, burka or burqu' from Arabic: برقع‎ burquʻ or burqaʻ), also known as chadri or paranja in Central A...
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Capital punishment in Afghanistan
Capital punishment in Afghanistan is legal. It is applied for a variety crimes based on Islamic law, including murder, apostasy, homosexuality, rape, terrorism, drug trafficking, and adultery. Under m...
LGBT topics and Islam
LGBT and Islam is influenced by the religious, legal and cultural history of the nations with a sizable Muslim population, along with specific passages in the Qur'an and statements attributed to the I...
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Human trafficking in Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced labor and forced prostitution. Trafficking within Afghan...
David Passaro
David Passaro (born 1966) is a former CIA contractor and U.S. Army Ranger who was charged with assault in connection with the June 21, 2003 death of Abdul Wali. Wali died in Afghanistan while in the ...
Timeline of the Canadian Afghan detainee issue
The following is a timeline of events in the Canadian Afghan detainee issue. This includes many specific dates and statements.
Censorship in Afghanistan
Censorship in Afghanistan is a book by Hazara poet and journalist Kamran Mir Hazar. The book is written in the Dari language, and is the first book to explore the systematic suppression of free speec...
Canadian Afghan detainee issue
The Canadian Afghan detainee issue concerns whether or not the Government of Canada and/or the Canadian Forces (CF) had knowledge about alleged abusive treatment of detainees in Afghanistan. The alleg...
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The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan
The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan is a 2010 documentary film by Afghan journalist Najibullah Quraishi about the practice of bacha bazi in Afghanistan. The 52-minute documentary premiered in the UK at t...
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Persecution of Hazara people
Persecution of Hazara people refers to systematic discrimination, ethnic cleansing and genocide of the Shia Hazara people, who are primarily from the central highland region of Hazarajat in Afghanista...
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Operation Searchlight
Operation Searchlight was a planned military operation carried out by the Pakistan Army to curb the Bengali nationalist movement in the erstwhile East Pakistan in March 1971. Ordered by the central g...
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