Afghanistan

Afghanistan ( (listen), also pronounced /ævˈɡænᵻstæn, ævˈɡɑːnᵻstɑːn/; Pashto/Dari: افغانستان, Pashto: Afġānistān [avɣɒnisˈtɒn, ab-], Dari: Afġānestān [avɣɒnesˈtɒn]), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast. Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and …

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Ignoring Iraq’s Most Vulnerable: The Plight of Displaced Persons

CIVIC · 12 April 2021 English

In 2019, the Iraqi government declared its intention to close all formal and informal internally displaced persons (IDP) settlements across the country and began a rapid and flawed campaign to …

of civilians affected by the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Honoring Marla’s legacy, CIVIC has kept an


Did Lavrov’s India trip reset India-Russia ties?

ORF · 9 April 2021 English

Earlier this week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov took a two-day trip to India, where he met his Indian counterpart, S. Jaishankar. Lavrov then traveled to Pakistan from New Delhi. …

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India’s Maoist strategy needs a reset. But will Modi govt change its …

ORF · 9 April 2021 English

The deaths of 22 jawans in an encounter with the Maoists in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh came as a huge shock for India and its security forces. The usual questions of intelligence …

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The Problem of Humanitarian Intervention: A Tough Challenge with No Good Answer

Cato Institute · 8 April 2021 English

Today, April 7, is the official anniversary of the start of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Probably a half million or so people — estimates range wildly — were murdered …

conflicts in which the U.S. was deeply involved — Afghanistan, Iraq, Vietnam, and Korea. And there are numerous a8 6/10 that battles against insurgents in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam were going well, kill ratios hold that up as a humanitarian enterprise? Or Afghanistan, where Washington has prolonged a civil war now proliferated ISIS from Iraq to Syria, Libya, Afghanistan, and even further, drawn American forces back magnified and lengthened ongoing conflicts, such as Afghanistan and Syria. The tragedy of Rwanda reminds us


Why should Germany work more with India?

ORF · 8 April 2021 English

The Indo-German relationship should have been a match made in heaven. India was one of the first countries to grant diplomatic recognition to the Federal Republic of Germany; this March, …

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A calm assessment of India’s pandemic response in an era of exaggerated …

ORF · 8 April 2021 English

Covid-19 in India has caused enormous human tragedy – through the hundreds of thousands of people it killed directly and indirectly, and the suffering caused to millions of others by …

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Amnesty International Report 2020/21: The state of the world's human rights

Amnesty International · 7 April 2021 Indonesian

The Amnesty International Report 2020/21 documents the human rights situation in 149 countries in 2020, as well as providing global and regional analysis. It presents Amnesty lnternational's concerns and calls …

Pidana Internasional dilakukan terhadap kasus di Afghanistan dan dilanjutkan pada kasus di Myanmar/Bangladesh akan kejahatan mereka terhadap Rohingya. Di Afghanistan dan Pakistan, beberapa anggota kelompok minoritas dicabut pada Agustus 2019. Di Malaysia dan Afghanistan, pembela HAM yang menarik perhatian terhadap Parvez, dan tiga rekannya. Ketika konflik di Afghanistan memasuki tahun kedua puluh, para pembela HAM termasuk dua anggota staf Komisi HAM Independen Afghanistan, yang tewas dalam serangan terhadap mobil mereka


Amnesty International Report 2020/21: The state of the world's human rights

Amnesty International · 7 April 2021 French

The Amnesty International Report 2020/21 documents the human rights situation in 149 countries in 2020, as well as providing global and regional analysis. It presents Amnesty lnternational's concerns and calls …

Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord 61 Entrées pays 71 Afghanistan 72 Afrique du Sud 76 Albanie 80 Algérie 81 Allemagne 85


Iran: Human rights in Iran: Review of 2020/21

Amnesty International · 7 April 2021 English

This is Amnesty International's annual report on the state of human rights in Iran during 2020/21, subdivided by key human rights themes. It is part of Amnesty International's annual 2020/21 …

Hariroud river, which flows along the border with Afghanistan. Several drowned as a result. The authorities


The external dimension of the new pact on migration and asylum: A …

EPRS · 7 April 2021 English

The challenges posed by migration have put EU Member States' solidarity to the test. Responding to a European Council request, in September 2020 the European Commission proposed a new pact …

Ghana, Ivory Coast, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan (COM(2016) 385). 2 Cape Verde, Belarus] and six arrangements [Afghanistan, Gambia, Guinea, Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Côte


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