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Afghanistan

Sarmangsak Legendary Documentary Shown In Kabul

Tolonews – A documentary film, entitled Sarmangsak Legendary, was put on show in Kabul university on Monday. The film has 11 characters who are writers, artists and government employees and who have answered questions on different […]

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Armanshahr: 5th Yearly Edition of Human Rights Week in Kabul-Afghanistan

5th consecutive year, Armanshahr’s HR Week in Afghanistan: Literature’s role & responsibility in promoting HR culture, Simorgh Int. Peace Prize in Ideal City of Children, “Afghanistan; Unveiling a Never-Ending Tale”, a new documentary, Q & A: Afghanistan & ICC.

Thursday 7 December 2017

Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA Human Rights and Civil society Newsletter No. 212-213

You can have access to our latest Newsletter No. 212-213 here. We invite you to subscribe and receive it directly in your inbox every two weeks.

Thursday 7 December 2017

Interview: Finally, Justice for Victims in Afghanistan?

Human Rights Watch – The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor has announced that she is asking for permission to open an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan. If the court’s […]

Monday 27 November 2017

Questions and Answers on Afghanistan and the International Criminal Court

Following an initial announcement published on 3 November 2017, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) submitted on 20 November 2017 her request to the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber III to open an investigation into the situation in Afghanistan.

Friday 24 November 2017

Call for Submission: 5th International Women’s Film Festival – Herat

The Secretariat of the 5th edition of the  International Women’s Film Festival – Herat requests filmmakers to send in short or long feature and documentary films.

Thursday 16 November 2017

Afghan healthcare under siege as escalating conflict cuts off access

Photo by Ashley Hamer|IRIN IRIN – Ihsanullah, 17 months, suffers from a virulent, drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis, which has alarmed his father and challenged the doctors. “There are injections and so many pills,” said his father, Bismillah. […]

Friday 10 November 2017

International Crimes Committed in Afghanistan: Towards ICC Prosecutions of All Operating Forces?

After a decade-long preliminary examination, the ICC Prosecutor requested the opening of an investigation into the situation in Afghanistan. Our organisations welcome this decision allowing for impunity for int. crimes committed since May 2003 to be addressed.

Friday 3 November 2017

Decision assigning the situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

The ICC Prosecutor has sought authorisation from the ICC Pre-Trial judges to open an investigation into crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by all parties in Afghanistan.

Friday 3 November 2017

The state of the enabling environment for CSOs in Afghanistan

Civil society organizations (CSOs) are key actors in development, whose efforts complement those of the government, private sector, and donors. CSOs play an important role in country development by bringing attention to issues such as […]

Tuesday 31 October 2017