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(L to R) US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar shake hands after signing a peace agreement during a ceremony in the Qatari capital Doha on February 29, 2020. - The United States signed a landmark deal with the Taliban, laying out a timetable for a full troop withdrawal from Afghanistan within 14 months as it seeks an exit from its longest-ever war. Pompeo called on the Taliban to honour its commitments to sever ties with jihadist groups as Washington signed a landmark deal with the Afghan insurgents. (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR / AFP) (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR/AFP via Getty Images)

Afghanistan: How Should be the Future Contour of the Polity?

In such a competitive global political environment, the foremost demand factor is the willingness of that particular nation…

A protest convoy drove the bodies of seven members of Afghanistan’s minority Hazara community to the capital Kabul to protest against their murder by Taliban, who dumped their partially beheaded bodies/ Pictures AHR

Another Bystander to the Hazara Genocide

The recent demographic report published by the State Department on Hazaras, not only uses incorrect statistical data, but…

Hazara families fleeing from the districts of Malistan and Jaghori, because of the conflict between Taliban and Afghan forces, arrive in Ghazni, Afghanistan November 14, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Mustafa AndalebRustam Ali SeeratSOUTH ASIA25/MAY/2020

There Is a Crisis of Empathy in Afghanistan

In the 1890s, Abdur Rahman Khan massacred and displaced more than half of the Hazara population, but so…

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Where Should Hazaras Go?

Since 2008, when the attacks against the Hazara community increased, Hazaras had been selling off their…

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Afghanistan: How Should be the Future Contour of the Polity?

(L to R) US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar shake hands after signing a peace agreement during a ceremony in the Qatari capital Doha on February 29, 2020. - The United States signed a landmark deal with the Taliban, laying out a timetable for a full troop withdrawal from Afghanistan within 14 months as it seeks an exit from its longest-ever war. Pompeo called on the Taliban to honour its commitments to sever ties with jihadist groups as Washington signed a landmark deal with the Afghan insurgents. (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR / AFP) (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR/AFP via Getty Images)

Another Bystander to the Hazara Genocide

A protest convoy drove the bodies of seven members of Afghanistan’s minority Hazara community to the capital Kabul to protest against their murder by Taliban, who dumped their partially beheaded bodies/ Pictures AHR

Where Should Hazaras Go?

This award-winning photo was snapped in 2014 by Hazara photojournalist Barat Ali Batoor while he was making the boat journey to Australia. While Batoor survived, many others travel in absolute peril as they search for a new lease on life. Not all make it to safety, however| All rights reserved by Barat Ali Batoor

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Another Bystander to the Hazara Genocide

The recent demographic report published by the State Department on Hazaras, not only uses incorrect statistical data, but it also puts Hazaras and other Shia minorities in a vulnerable position. Moreover, the U.S. Embassy’s 2011 international religious freedom…

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Sima Samar

Sima Samar is a doctor for the poor, an educator…

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