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UN Urges Electoral Authorities to Safeguard Integrity, Transparency of Elections

The Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has urged the electoral authorities to safeguard the integrity and transparency of the parliamentary elections, especially concerning vote counting, as well as the tabulation and announcement of results. In a statement on Sunday, UNAMA said that it encourages the electoral authorities to act expeditiously …

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UN Counts 23 Election-Related Incidents Since Start of Voter Registration Process

A new report released by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Thursday, details a “disturbing pattern” of attacks at election-related facilities following the commencement of voter registration for the October 2018 polls. UNAMA in a statement said that it has verified 23 election-related security incidents since voter …

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UNAMA Welcomes Gov’t’s Call for ‘Unconditional’ Peace Talks with Taliban

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has welcomed the Afghan government’s renewed call for “unconditional” peace talks with the Taliban at Kabul Process II conference in capital Kabul on Wednesday. “Together with the 25 countries and international organizations participating in the second Kabul Process conference, the UN Mission strongly supports …

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AIHRC Urges ICC Probe into Human Rights Violations

Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) has urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an investigation into human rights violations in Afghanistan. Addressing a gathering on Wednesday that also included top government officials, the head of AIHRC, Sima Samar said that considering the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, the country’s …

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UNAMA Condemns Herat Mosque Attack

The Office of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has condemned last night’s attack at the Jawadia Mosque in Herat which killed at least 31 civilians, including two children, and injured more than 60 others. Two attackers entered a mosque during the evening prayer time when at least 300 worshipers …

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