I am not Hazara. I am from Panjshir province, but I really wanted to be with my friends during the demonstration and raise my voice for justice.
There were some people who were leaving the demonstration; there was some propaganda about it and they did not want to stay.
Among the protesters I saw a lot of ethnic groups. Beside the Hazaras, I saw Pashtuns, Tajiks, Uzbeks, Pashai, and Hindus among the crowd. It was encouraging and heartening. It became even more encouraging when, the day after the Kabul protest, the people of Herat, Jalalabad, Mazar-e-Sharif, Bamyan, and Daikundi protested too.Read more
On Wednesday, tens of thousands of protesters poured into the streets to demand justice for seven hostages who had been beheaded in Zabul province. The slain were members of the Hazara ethnic minority, their captors have been billed as Taliban, Taliban splinter groups, or even Da’esh, as the Islamic State is called.Read more
Forty days ago, today, Farkhunda, an innocent woman was brutally lynched on false accusations of burning the Koran. The young girl was beaten by mob, put under vehicle and set. Her tragic end, shocked the entire nation and the world, leading to a global call for woman’s rights in Afghanistan. Her coffin was carried by women […]Read more
Thousands of male and female protestors took to the roads in Uruzgan to protest against the murder of Matiullah Khan, a prominent figure and former police chief of the province.Read more
Residents in the Southern Khost province on Tuesday held protests against the acting governor of the province, Abdul Jabar NaimiRead more
In several coordinated protests across Kabul, citizens have taken to the streets against the arrival of Pakistani cleric Mawlana Fazul Rahman. Citizen journalist Faiz Mohammad informs that at least two demonstrations are headed towards Kabul airport where Mawlana Fazul Rahman is expected to land. About 700 people from civil society organisation as well as university […]Read more
Afghan citizens gathered in Kabul, on Tuesday, to protest against the mistreatment of the Afghan refugees residing in Iran. Reports suggest that Afghan refugee students in Waramin, Iran were made to lick toilet dirt as a punishment for not submitting their assignments. Alhough Ministry of Education in Iran did not admit this. Other reports also suggest […]Read more
Students at the Jalalabad University in Nangarhar Province staged a demonstration earlier today demanding that the religion and nationality be displayed on the electronic Tazkiras, reports citizen journalist Hafizullah Azimi. Around 7:30 am, 150 students of Jalalabad University held a demonstration at the campus threatening to boycott the soon to be launched national ID cards, […]Read more