Countries: Afghanistan

See also: Southern Asia
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Mental health in Afghanistan

A look at some of the options available for the mentally ill in Afghanistan.

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Mental disability rights

Witnessed: 1779 times

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101 East - Refugees on the run - 12 Nov 09 - Pt 1

Fleeing countries like Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, refugees are risking their lives on a new smugglers route through Asia in search of a better life.

Regions: Afghanistan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka

Issues: Police brutality, Refugees

Witnessed: 2548 times

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Insight with Stuart Tootal: Afghanistan

Stuart Tootal will be at the Frontline Club to discuss his new book, Danger Close, a fascinating portrayal of his command of 3 Para and the conflict in Afghanistan. ...

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Armed conflict

Witnessed: 2037 times

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Afghanistan Then and Now

After eight years in Afghanistan, what has been achieved by American and British presence?The first round of elections in Afghanistan were tainted by violence and intimidation and cries of foul play f...

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Armed conflict

Witnessed: 2207 times

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Children return to school in war-ravaged Swat - 16 Sep 09

In Pakistan there is a new battle under way in the Swat valley to re-open schools before the winter sets in. ...

Regions: Afghanistan, Pakistan

Issues: Armed conflict, Education, Internally displaced persons

Witnessed: 2112 times

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Afghan journalists mourn their colleague - 10 Sep 09

Sultan Munadi, an Afghan journalist, was killed when British special forces tried to free him and his British colleague from Taliban captivity. ...

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Freedom of opinion & expression, Justice

Witnessed: 1949 times

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Malalai Joya at the Frontline Club

An opportunity to hear prominent Afghan politician Malalai Joya, who has been called the "the bravest woman in Afghanistan" speaking at the Frontline Club. ...

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Armed conflict, Humanitarian, Women's rights

Witnessed: 2510 times

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Afghanistan's presidential election

Panel: Bronwen Maddox, chief foreign commentator, The Times who has written her briefing column since the start of the Afghan invasion in November 2001. ...

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Elections

Witnessed: 1729 times

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Former Guantanamo detainee to sue US government - 27 Aug 09

Mohammed Jawad was one of the youngest prisoners ever held at the US prison facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. ...

Regions: Afghanistan, Cuba, United States

Issues: Detention, Prisons, Torture

Witnessed: 2606 times

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Taliban target voters following Afghan polls - 24 Aug 09

The Taliban has released footage of its fighters stopping Afghan citizens to see if they have voted, and abducting those who have. ...

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Corruption, Elections, Violence

Witnessed: 2111 times

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