Friday, 3 July 2015

Taliban attacks in E. Afghan province kill 30 police

Taliban attacks in E. Afghan province kill 30 police - China.org.cn
"The clashes erupted on early hours of Thursday. The Taliban militants have taken over control of 12 security checkpoints along main road connecting district headquarters to provincial capital Maidan Shar," Tolo News quoted the provincial council chief as saying.
Sporadic clashes are still going on in the province, 34 km west of Afghan capital, according to the report.
"Up to 30 Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed and several others wounded following the clashes," the official said.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Farkhunda Malikzada Lynching Sentences Rescinded - Update

Kabul Nato Attack

30 June 2015
NATO said no NATO casualties in Tuesday attack. Clearly untrue...

Cross-border shelling: Kabul summons Pakistani ambassador

Embedded image permalinkCross-border shelling: Kabul summons Pakistani ambassador - The Express Tribune:

“Pakistan’s ambassador in Kabul, Abrar Hussain, was summoned to the Foreign Ministry on Thursday and a formal protest was lodged over Pakistani forces shelling on the Afghan border police in Angor Hadda area in district Barmal of Paktika province,” Afghan Foreign Ministry said.

Afghan army general arrested

Afghan army general arrested - thenews.com.pk
KABUL: An Afghan army general has been arrested by police for trafficking around 19 kilograms of heroin powder, officials said on Wednesday.
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Farkhunda mob death trial exposes Afghanistan justice failures

nullFarkhunda mob death trial exposes Afghanistan justice failures - BBC News
After the sentences were handed down on Tuesday, prominent MP Farkhunda Naderi told the BBC that the wrong people were in the dock. She claimed that political pressure had prevented any senior police officers from being charged.
She said the one-year sentences for the police were "symbolic", and that once again Afghanistan had failed to deal properly with a case involving a woman.
The consequences for Farkhunda's family have been grave. They now live under police guard in fear of retribution from the relatives of those accused, or others who believe the original story that Farkhunda had burnt a Koran.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Human Rights Abuses In Balochistan


1 Afghan, 8 Pakistani soldiers killed in border clash

1 Afghan, 8 Pakistani soldiers killed in border clash | Pajhwok Afghan News: One Afghan border police commander and eight Pakistani soldiers have been killed in an overnight exchange of cross-border fire in the Angoor Adda locality in southeastern Paktika province, a tribal elder said.

Juma Khan told Pajhwok Afghan News the gun battle erupted after Pakistan soldiers tried to create a check-post deep inside the Afghan territory.



Afghan army general accused of drug trafficking

Image result for aFGHAN DRUGSAfghan army general accused of drug trafficking | Reuters
Brigadier General Abdul Sama, head of the army recruitment centre in northern Balkh province, was stopped with a bodyguard and driver in a military pick-up truck.
"I can confirm that head of the recruitment centre in an army unit was detained while transporting illegal drugs in his vehicle," Defence Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri told reporters.