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Caped Crusaders and Princely Rights - The Human Rights Round-Up

Laura Profumo runs through the week’s human rights headlines.

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The Conservative party published its manifesto last week. The document makes for curious reading, writes academic… 1,054 more words

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Universal portests for rescuing #31kiddnapped Hazaras !

Thirty eight days past when gunmen kidnapped 31 Hazaras in Zabul, Afghanistan. Where there no serious reaction by Afghan Government.
38 days before, the men were traveling by bus from Herat when they were seized in Zabul province, on the road to Kabul. 691 more words

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Open letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

After Many days mob killed 27 years old Farkhonda, social and human rights activist are still holding different campaigns to ask justice for Farkhonda. But shamefully, Afghanistan government and high officials did not have any talks about this violence case happened in center of Kabul. 624 more words

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Afghan woman burned after mob heard she burned Koran


Yesterday in center of Kabul city in Afghanistan mob beats 27 years old Afghan woman, Farkhonda to death before burning her body and dumping it in a river because she set fire to a Koran… 254 more words

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Afghanistan: Abusive Strongmen Escape Justice

(Washington, DC) – Afghanistan’s new government should prosecute officials and commanders whose serious human rights abuses have long gone unpunished, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. 966 more words

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Afghanistan officials sanctioned murder, torture and rape, says report

Human Rights Watch accuses high-ranking officials of allowing extrajudicial killings and brutal practices to flourish after fall of Taliban

Top Afghan officials have presided over murders, abduction, and other abuses with the tacit backing of their government and its western allies, Human Rights Watch says in a new report. 1,149 more words

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Free our artist and photojournalist Najibullah Musafer !

Najibullah Musafer famous Afghan artist and photographer transferred to Puli- Charkhi Prison.

Najibullah Musafer the father of Afghan Photography, director of 3rd Eye Film & Photojournalism Center, Photojournalist at Killed Group, sentenced to six months in prison and was transferred to Puli Charkhi prison where dozen of terrorist and Taliban members are in. 767 more words

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