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Afghan women protest Hazara ‘genocide’ after Kabul bombing


Kabul: Dozens of women from Afghanistan's minority Hazara community have been protesting in Kabul after a suicide bombing killed 53 women on Sept 30 -- mostly young girls from the ethnic group. The blast took place in the west of Kabul at Dasht-e-Barchi when students were taking a practice college exam. Dressed in black hijabs and headscarves,...

Afghanistan: HinduPACT & SAHAS demand global intervention for protection of Hindus and Sikhs


HinduPACT and the Global Federation of Societies of Afghan-Hindus and Sikhs (SAHAS) together have strongly condemned the terrorist attack targeting Sikh and Hindus in Kart-e-Parwan, Kabul, Afghanistan.   In a press statement it said:   The Global Federation of Societies of Afghan-Hindus and Sikhs (SAHAS), strongly condemns the terrorist attack on our main Gurudwara (House of Worship) in...

An Ode to the Thirteen


By Neera Kuckreja Sohoni A mother (Not a birther) bore you Cocooned within her for nine laborious months Guarding you from external or internal danger Only to lose you In the service of an unending war with an amorphous enemy That lurks behind every corner of that arid unwelcoming land Where dust gathers on shattered limbs and bodies And blood is used to...

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MSF withdraws from Kabul hospital over security concerns


Kabul: Global medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said that it was withdrawing from a maternity hospital in the Afghan capital that came under a brutal attack in May in which 25 people were killed. "The decision comes with the understanding that while no information has emerged about the perpetrators or motive of the assault,...