updated Thu. October 20, 2022
February 1, 2018
PARIS (AP) — Four migrants were shot and wounded today during a confrontation in France's port city of Calais, with an Afghan migrant apparently firing the shots, the French Interior Ministry said. Afghan and Eritrean migrants in the city, a gateway to Britain, had been fighting with sticks and stones beforeÃâÃÂ ...
January 29, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told visiting members of the U.N. Security Council today the U.S. would no longer talk with the Taliban after a recent string of deadly attacks in Afghanistan. Trump railed against a series of "atrocities" in Afghanistan and said as a result the U.S. would notÃâÃÂ ...
September 12, 2017
In addition to the bomb attack in Kabul that occurred in June, there have been numerous attacks in Afghanistan over the past year. In late August, 'Islamic State' militants stormed a mosque, killing at least 20 people. In February, the Afghan Supreme Court was attacked by a suicide bomber, killing 20 people.
August 14, 2017
Both the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) and the Afghan Supreme Court have called the act a war crime and a crime against humanity. Many activists and civil society activists have stated that the government is an accomplice in the massacre for not responding to the constantÃâÃÂ ...
Human Rights Watch
July 19, 2017
Or the February suicide attack targeting the Afghan Supreme Court's staff, which left nine women dead and seven injured. The list goes on. Following the trend of previous reports, in which every year brings higher casualties than the last, UNAMA documented a total of 1,662 war-related civilian deaths, andÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
June 1, 2017
KABUL, Afghanistan — All around Kabul, the broken glass was being swept and the dead were still being buried on Thursday. They were the most visible signs of the toll taken by the huge truck bombing in the capital the day before, but another casualty of the violence may yet come into view: a new attemptÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
May 31, 2017
KABUL, Afghanistan — A truck bomb devastated a central area of Kabul near the presidential palace and foreign embassies on Wednesday, one of the deadliest strikes in the long Afghan war and a reminder of how the capital itself has become a lethal battlefield. In one moment, more than 80 lives ended,ÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2017
The Afghan Supreme Court was targeted on February 7, leaving 21 people dead including nine women. Then a suicide bombing on February 11 in Laskar Gah, the center of Helmand province, caused death and injuries to over a dozen people. In Pakistan, on the other hand, a suicide bomber attackedÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
February 7, 2017
KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bombing near the offices of the Afghan Supreme Court in central Kabul during the evening rush hour on Tuesday killed more than a dozen people and wounded many more, officials said. Witnesses said a suicide bomber walked up to the entrance of the court as workersÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2016
Sentences of 16 years for nine other men were also confirmed by the Afghan Supreme Court on March 7, while the court upheld the 10-year sentence against the minor. Video of Malikzada's brutal murder circulated on social media and shocked people across Afghanistan. Police later confirmed there wasÃâÃÂ ...
July 8, 2015
Anisa Rassouli, who has been a judge for 24 years and is the current head of Kabul's juvenile court. Photograph: Jim Huylebroek. The first female nominee for Afghanistan's supreme court has failed to win enough votes in parliament. Anisa Rassouli received 88 votes, nine short of the 97 needed for herÃâÃÂ ...