Afghanistan

Five DABS employees killed in Zabul blast

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2020

ZABUL (TOLO News): At least five employees of the Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), Afghanistan’s largest power distribution company, were killed in a roadside mine blast in Zabul province on Thursday, officials said. One other was wounded in the blast, according to officials. The provincial governor’s spokesman Gulsalam Siyal said the blast occurred this afternoon…

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HRW: Afghan govt failed to pursue human rights violation cases

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2020

KABUL (TOLO News): Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday said that the Afghan government failed to assess some cases of human rights violations, and failed to arrest the alleged perpetrators of those violations. HRW pointed to the failure to arrest Karimuddin Karim, a former football federation head accused of sexual abuse, and perpetrators of the…

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‘Devastating toll’ on Afghan civilians in 2019: HRW’s report

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2020

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Human Rights Watch (HRW) in its World Report 2020 said that attacks by all parties to Afghanistan’s armed conflict in 2019 took a “devastating toll” on civilians. The report said that for the first time the deaths caused by the Afghan government and United States operations exceeded those caused by the…

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