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Afghanistan

Appeal of June 13th to put Human Rights at the Heart of Conflict Prevention

Switzerland launches the appeal of June 13th to put Human Rights at the Heart of Conflict Prevention: “Security and human rights make a perfect match” Appeal of June 13th 2016 To put Human Rights at […]

Friday 16 June 2017

AFGHANISTAN PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN ARMED CONFLICT ANNUAL REPORT 2016

Source: UNAMA AFGHANISTAN PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN ARMED CONFLICT ANNUAL REPORT 2016 KABUL, AFGHANISTAN FEBRUARY 2017 “This appalling conflict destroys lives and tears communities apart in every corner of Afghanistan. Real protection of civilians requires commitment […]

Friday 16 June 2017

WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN PEACE PROCESSES IN AFGHANISTAN

HRRAC is an Afghan-led human rights membership organization established in the year 2003 as an independent research organization mainly focusing on research and advocacy towards women and children’s rights, economic, social rights, security and as well as public participation.

Friday 16 June 2017

Washington’s “Jihadi Express”: Indonesia – Afghanistan – Syria – Philippines

Source: 21st Century Wire   By Andre Vltchek 21st Century Wire It was late at night but the new Terminal 3 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport outside Jakarta was still bustling with families and friends waiting […]

Friday 16 June 2017

Nonviolence They Choose For Afghanistan

Source: Anita McKone (11 March 2011) Dedicated to the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers (now Afghan Peace Volunteers) http://ourjourneytosmile.com LISTEN AND LEARN MORE HERE ON SOUNDCLOUD Lyrics: So many fathers are gone, lost to the fighting What can […]

Saturday 10 June 2017

They fled Afghanistan fearing for their lives but Europe forced them back

Source: Amnesty International By Anna Shea   The moment you step outside the airport in Kabul, the first thing that strikes you are the roses. They are everywhere — lining the dusty motorway into town, […]

Saturday 10 June 2017

AFGHANISTAN’S THEORIST-IN-CHIEF, Ashraf Ghani (2016)

Source: The New Yorker By George Packer President Ashraf Ghani is an expert on failed states. Can he save his country from collapse? Ashraf Ghani, the President of Afghanistan, wakes up before five every morning […]

Saturday 10 June 2017

New issue of Armanshahr HR & Civil Society NEWSLETTER, Special Afghanistan, nos. 204-205 (Year VIII)

Read New issue of Armanshahr HR & Civil Society bilingual weekly NEWSLETTER, Special Afghanistan, nos. 204-205 (Year VIII), 7 JUNE 2017

Saturday 10 June 2017

ICTJ Examines How Transitional Justice Must Adapt to Difficult Circumstances in Today’s World

A new book by ICTJ titled Justice Mosaics: How Context Shapes Transitional Justice in Fractured Societies, examines the challenges of responding to massive human rights violations in different and difficult circumstances.

Friday 9 June 2017

Gendered Transitional Justice: Why it matters, how to do it

Using the Better Peace Tool’s four-part framework to realize inclusion in peace processes, the animation explores the various components of transitional justice and offers five practical steps to ensure a gender sensitive and inclusive process.

Friday 9 June 2017