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Publications series

New Bilingual Publication: My Realm; Poems and Photos by Women

NEW Armanshahr Bilingual Publication: My Realm; Poems and Photos by Women, Editors: Guissou Jahangiri & Rooholamin Amini, Photographers: Elaha Sahel, Masumeh Jafari, Mahshid Rasti

Tuesday 14 February 2017

New Book: 38 Unveiled Voices from Afghanistan

The present book is a collection of 38 interviews drawn from “Unveiling Afghanistan, the Voices of Progress” Campaign that was launched in mid 2013 by Armanshahr in a 50 day count down to the third round of Presidential election in Afghanistan and profited from the support of the FIDH.

Wednesday 4 January 2017

NEW REPORT -Afghanistan- How and why truth and justice have been kept off the agenda

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?

Wednesday 31 August 2016

NEW BOOK: Simorgh; The Thirty Wise Birds

Simorgh : the Thirty Wise Birds presents 20 photographs of 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner, Massoud Hossaini (AFP) & an anthology of poems translated into English from among 1,000 works, verse & prose promoting peace and rejecting war from Afghanistan, Iran & Tajikistan.

Tuesday 12 April 2016

Armanshahr’s Documentary: I Witness

there is a place on earth where millions of people have peace. One out of three persons has been displaced and has sought refuge in neighboring countries. Millions of homes have been destroyed. A victim of the Cold war and superpowers…

Monday 4 April 2016

A Note on 146 programmes of “Goftegu Public Debates – a bridge between the elite and the citizens”

One of the components of the democratic societies is the establishment of a public domain, where individuals enter an unconditionally free discussion over public interests.

Saturday 17 January 2015

Adela Mohseni: “Any people who are not aware of their rights will not live in peace”

Adela Mohseni is a jurist, and activist for human and women’s rights. She migrated to Iran in 1978 with her family, aged just six years old, where she grew up and obtained her BA degree in judicial law from Tabriz University.

Thursday 15 May 2014

Aziz Rafiee: “We have not yet diagnosed the pathology of the problems that infect Afghanistan”

Aziz Rafiee was born in Kabul and obtained his Master of Engineering degree from Kabul University. He switched from the technical field to social issues in the 1990s and began working with civil institutions, in particular human rights groups.

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Mohammad Ismail Qassemyar: “Poverty and unemployment have paralysed the lives of most Afghans”

Mohammad Ismail Qassemyar is a jurist who formerly headed the Public Security and Public Rights Courts of the Supreme Court and taught constitutional rights at university for seven years.

Tuesday 13 May 2014

Massoud Hassanzada: “The biggest challenge facing Afghanistan is absence of true progressive forces to combat ignorance, corruption and fanaticism”

Massoud Hassanzada is a poet, journalist, musician, and literary critic from Herat. He has co-founded Morcha [the Ants] the first rock band in Afghanistan.

Monday 12 May 2014