Afghanistan

Letter to Trump: End U.S. War in Afghanistan

The U.S. war in Afghanistan is well into its 16th year. In 2014 President Obama declared it over, but it will remain a political, financial, security, legal, and moral problem unless you actually end it. The U.S. military now has…

50 Million Children “Uprooted” Worldwide – UNICEF

By  Baher Kamal Human Wrongs Watch Across the globe, nearly 50 million children have been uprooted – 28 million of them driven from their homes by conflicts not of their making, and millions more migrating in the hope of finding a…

‘Liberated’ Afghanistan: More than One Million People on the Move

Human Wrongs Watch Seeking $150 million for aid efforts in Afghanistan, the top United Nations relief official on 7 September 2016 called on the international community to urgently scale up its support for the war-torn country so that it can…

Photo exhibition shows another face of Afghanistan

It’s been said that peace is not merely the absence of war, but the presence of justice. That spirit underpinned the Peace Campaign 2015 photo exhibition that ran from November 25 to 27 in the historical Bagh-e Babur Park in Kabul.…

Afghanistan, war and blank cheques

Obama just signed a blank check for endless war in Afghanistan and one congresswoman is not having it. Journalist John Nichols, reporting on US Representative Barbara Lee, a lady who has always had the clearest vision when it comes to…

Veterans Call on U.S. public to say “No” to More War

President Obama’s decision to prolong the U.S. led war in Afghanistan only ensures U.S. responsibility for more death and destruction. Veterans For Peace condemns the decision and calls on the U.S. public to say no to more war. Today, President…

Reject plan to continue war on Afghanistan

“The U.S. and NATO occupy my country under the name of all the beautiful banners of democracy, women’s rights, human rights. And for this long time, they shed the blood of our people under the name of the war on…

Nato’s bombs fall like confetti, not containing conflict but spreading it

Syria, Isis, Iraq … there are no easy solutions. But killing innocent civilians in Afghanistan and elsewhere draws more people into insurgencies By George Monbiot for The Guardian ‘The strike may have resulted in collateral damage to a nearby medical…

Crackdown on culture of violence: Afghanistan bans guns – toy guns

The Afghan government has decided to launch a crackdown on the culture of violence in the country by banning guns. Not the real lethal firearms but toy guns that children play with. The move on Tuesday comes after more than…

“I want to take care of happiness.” Even (and especially) in Afghanistan

A country traumatized by decades of war; a people full of life and dignity; an active and courageous civil society; a project to help transition from fear to trust. We speak with Alberto Pennella – counsellor, poet, blogger and expert…

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