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Four months left to close Guantánamo A two-edged sword Special Armanshahr issue on videos publishing no. 174 (Year VIII) Special issue on 39th Congress of International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)


  • Tuesday 20 September 2016 World
    Four months left to close Guantánamo

    With just four months left for President Obama to close the prison at Guantánamo Bay, as he promised when he first took office in January 2009, we confess that we do not share the optimism of those we know who think the president will finally fulfill his long-unfulfilled promise, as Congress is still almost fanatically opposed to his plans, and it will be difficult to close the prison and move the men to another facility or facilities on the mainland without lawmakers’ support.

  • Monday 19 September 2016 World
    A two-edged sword

    When poor countries started producing oil, they thought that was the key to economic growth and prosperity. Since then, the impact of resource wealth on producing countries has been the subject of endless debate.

  • Journal

    Special Armanshahr issue on videos publishing no. 174 (Year VIII)

  • International Women’s Network

    This page offers links to various sources of information on women's issues. They are both government and non-government sources in several languages and have been compiled on an impartial basis.

  • Politis Asia Journal

    This special issue of Politis asia includes nine original articles and interviews from specialists from Afghanistan, Iran and Tajikistan discussing the isssues of cultural identity and nation-building.

  • Books

    28 September 2015. The symbolic seizure of Kunduz by the Taliban in Northern Afghanistan surprised many observers; after weeks of fighting and the tragic loss of civilian lives, the Taliban withdrew. For sure, these events were a strong reminder that the Afghan conflict has no ended with the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001, far from it. A situation that explains to a great extent why the Afghan people are now extenuated and yearn for security and peace. But what is needed for this to happen?

  • Conferences and Seminars

    The 154th Goftegu – Dialogue – meeting of Armanshahr Foundation/OPEN ASIA was held at the European Union Delegation premises in Kabul on 10 December 2015

  • Women

    The 39th Congress of International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) elected Guissou Jahangiri as one of the new vice-presidents of the FIDH.