On Saturday, July 23, several thousand demonstrators had gathered on Deh Mazang Square. The protesters were mainly from the Hazara ethnic minority

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Economic malaise, political intrigue and ethnic tensions are all coming together in what could be an explosive combination. Political leaders drawn mainly from the Hazara ethnic minority are calling for as many as one million people to come together in a protest demonstration in the capital on Monday. Follow our blog updates on the protests […]

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Economic malaise, political intrigue and ethnic tensions are all coming together in what could be an explosive combination. Political leaders drawn mainly from the Hazara ethnic minority are calling for as many as one million people to come together in a protest demonstration in the capital on Monday.

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A tragic incident in Maidan Wardak has sparked calls for the removal of a hated army base.

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The crowd, according to some estimates, numbered more than 20,000. Some chanted ”justice!” while others, less peaceably inclined, shouted “Death to the Taliban!” “Death to Da’esh!” or even “Death to the government!”

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Fed up with the lack of response to their sit-in in front of Parliament, unemployed graduates staged a demonstration in front of the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs Martyrs and Disabled on November 1.

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Protestors, mostly Afghans, gathered in New York on Saturday demanding government step up efforts to secure the safe release of 31 Hazaras abducted from Zabul last month

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An angry mob in Kabul accused a young girl of burning the Holy Quran, beat her to death, threw her dead body to the Kabul River and set it on fire. Some people took videos of this horrible act, and uploaded them on to social media. In less than 24 hours, a whole nation was […]

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For the first time in more than three weeks, an anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in Afghanistan has turned violent as a clash erupted between protesters and police outside Kabul. Police officials said 17 police and seven civilians were injured in Saturday morning’s demonstration. Local media footage showed several protesters brandishing sticks while the sound of gunshots, […]

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In a very innovative way of protest, civil society organizations in Daikundi came together to create an artificial bridge made of fabric to highlight the urgent need to repair the real one. Hejhdi bridge, the bridge in question is extremely significant as it connects five of the districts in the province. While several promises have […]

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