KABUL (PAN): The Law Supporting Coalition chief has denied the interior ministry's allegations that the collation had urged Samin Barakzai, an ousted female lawmaker, to continue her huger strike that entered the 12th day on Thursday.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai, through Wolesi Jirga’s speaker, has asked female lawmaker Samin Barakzai, who has been on hunger strike for more than a week, to choose two representatives to investigate her case, Ibrahimi said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): In a show of solidarity with a hunger strike ousted female lawmaker, three civil society members on behalf of their organisations on Tuesday started hunger strike, vowing to continue their strike until the MP's demands were met.
KABUL (PAN): Members of the Reformists' Coalition in the Wolesi Jirga on Saturday left the Lower House session after the Law-Supporting Coalition branded the nine newly introduced lawmakers as illegitimate.
KABUL (PAN): A woman parliamentarian, unseated by the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in August, continued her fast unto death in front of the Wolesi Jirga for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday.
KABUL (PAN): Fifteen Inter-services Intelligence-supported insurgent groups are operating against the Afghan government, the acting head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) told lawmakers on Tuesday.