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President Ghani Nominates First Female Supreme Court Justice (June 26, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

Afghanistan's President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani nominated the country's first female justice to the Afghan Supreme Court ...

Topic: Judiciary; Supreme court; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan

Steps Toward Ending Use of Children in the Military (August 06, 2014) by Constance Johnson

According to a United Nations report, Afghanistan has endorsed a 15-article "Road Map Toward Compliance" for ...

Topic: Armed forces; Child welfare; Children's rights
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan

President Proposes Changes to Draft Criminal Procedure Law (February 27, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On February 17, 2014, it was reported that Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan, ordered that ...

Topic: Accounting and auditing
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan

President Approves New Election Law (August 08, 2013) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 20, 2013, Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed the second of two election laws

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan

Agreement to Halt Drug Traffic (November 30, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On November 28, 2011, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) praised the three-way ...

Topic: Drug trafficking
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan; Iran; Pakistan

Aid to Combat Corruption (August 25, 2010) by Constance Johnson

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is working to build up the justice ...

Topic: Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan; United Nations

First Sentence for a Government Official Tied to Drug Trafficking (August 09, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On August 3, 2010, the Primary Court of the Afghan Criminal Justice Task Force sentenced a ...

Topic: Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan

Appeals Court Upholds 20-Year Sentence for Koran Translators (June 15, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

A court in Afghanistan sentenced two men to 20 years of imprisonment for modifying the Koran ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan

New Law Places Restrictions on Women (June 12, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

A controversial Afghan law that many Western analysts equate with legalizing rape was put into force ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan

Law Restricts Women's Rights (April 07, 2009) by Constance Johnson

A law recently passed by both houses of Afghanistan's Parliament and signed by President Hamid Karzai ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan

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Last updated: June 26, 2015