Tag: Afghanistan

International Workers Memorial Day and attack on press freedom in Afghanistan

Motion 157 This DM notes that, more than sixteen years after the murder of the investigative journalist and Belfast Branch officer Martin O’Hagan, there have been no convictions for the crime, despite the identities of those who ordered and carried out the assassination being widely known. Noting the failure of the investigation by UK police services,…

Afghanistan: the growing ethnic tension has its roots in history

The government’s decision to issue the computerized ID cards and mentioning the nationality as “Afghan” on the cards fueled a new political and ethnic tension in the country. The Afghan government with the financial assistance of foreign NGO decided to issue Computerized Identity cards to its citizens eight years ago but could not succeeded to…

Trump South Asia Policy could push Pakistan closer to Russia and China

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Islamabad seems to be preparing for a slight ‘strategic shift’ as the administration of the President of the United States has concluded on its highly anticipated strategy for Afghanistan.  After the announcement of the frequently discussed strategy that extends through to the South Asian region, not just Afghanistan, the authorities in Pakistan have little hope…