Afghanistan (AP) - Every day, 400 people join the ranks of half a million displaced
by fighting and natural disaster in Afghanistan and the country's government
has been hampering international efforts to help them, Amnesty International
said Thursday. A new, disturbing report by Amnesty...
Without context, the term "dancing boys" might appear to be
innocent in nature, such as a reference to a youth dance troupe. Even the Afghani
term "bacha bazi," which roughly translates as "boy play," doesn't fully convey
the human rights abuses inflicted upon such...
Afghanistan (AP) - The in-laws of a child bride who became the bruised and
bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan have been sentenced to 10 years
in prison for torture, abuse and human rights violations, a judge said
Saturday. The plight of Full
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you're an adult Afghani woman, you're probably one of the 94% who never
attended school because the Taliban prohibited it. Although 3 million girls now
attend school in Afghanistan, the long-term prospects for receiving an
education are grim.
attend school means to risk your life...
Afghanistan (AP) - A man in a western Afghan city has confessed to stabbing his
wife to death to prevent her from taking a job outside the home, police said
Monday. Mohammad Anwar, who was arrested in the provincial capital for the
murder, said he Full
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