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Protesters want Nangrahar governor removed

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Feb 08, 2016 - 16:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some residents of the Shinwari zone in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday staged a protest in capital Kabul, calling for the provincial governor to be removed. They also warned Nangarhar would fall to Islamic State (IS) if a...
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MoE engineers demand super skill allowance

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Feb 07, 2016 - 16:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of construction engineers of the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Sunday staged a protest rally against what they claimed non-payment of “supper skill allowance” and warned to continue their protest if the problem was not...
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Ghor protestors want corrupt officials sacked

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Feb 04, 2016 - 18:22
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Residents and civil society activists on Thursday staged a protest rally in western Ghor province, asking the government to sack officials involved in corruption.
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Protesters demand power dam’s construction in Kunar

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Jan 21, 2016 - 18:14
ASADABAD (Pajhowk): Hundreds of people on Thursday staged a protest demonstration in eastern Kunar province, demanding the construction of a hydropower dam in the province. One of the participants, Maulvi Mohammad Anwar, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Protestors block road to 6 districts in Takhar

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Jan 06, 2016 - 20:29
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Dozens of people on Wednesday protested against the detention of an uprising leader by police in northern Takhar province and blocked the road connecting six districts with the provincial capital.
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Protestors seek removal of Nangarhar security bosses

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Dec 30, 2015 - 16:45
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Wednesday took to the streets in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, asking the government to remove “infective security bosses and re-launch a military operation in the Shinwari zone. The protestors...
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Hundreds of suspended employees stage protest in Kabul

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Dec 27, 2015 - 17:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Suspended employees of the Electronic ID Card Farms Distribution Department on Sunday held a protest gathering in Kabul, saying if the government did not reinstate their jobs, they would leave the county. About 1000 employees of the...
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Inaction on graft issue: Ghor residents take to streets

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Dec 22, 2015 - 19:18
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Tuesday staged a protest, accusing the government of indifference toward brazen corruption in western Ghor province. At least two hundred people took to the roads in the provincial capital, chanting full-...
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Herat engineers allege favoritism in NSP appointments

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Dec 07, 2015 - 21:00
HEART CITY (Pajhwok): A number of engineers on Monday staged a protest demonstration against what they said “discrimination and favoritism in employment on National Solidarity Programme (NSP) projects” in western Herat province.
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Ghani visits injured protestors at hospital

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Nov 12, 2015 - 21:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday inquired after the health condition of five persons who were shot and injured during a protest demonstration in Kabul a day earlier.
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Protest costs Presidential Palace 2m afs damage

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Nov 12, 2015 - 19:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): The protest against the beheading of civilians in capital Kabul resulted in damage worth two million afghanis to the Presidential Palace, an official said on Thursday.
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Baghlan-Kunduz highway blocked for 3rd consecutive day

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Nov 07, 2015 - 12:35
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Protestors, demanding the shifting of Baghlan’s capital to the Baghlan-i-Markazi district, blocked the Baghlan-Kunduz highway for a third day running on Saturday. Over the past two days, more than 200 people have blocked the...
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Some 200 protestors block Baghlan-Kunduz road

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Nov 05, 2015 - 16:19
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Protestors demanding the transfer of northern Baghlan province’s capital to Baghlan-i-Markazi district on Thursday blocked the Baghlan-Kunduz highway, provoking the anger of commuters. Around 200 people blocked the highway in...
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Youth rally in Kabul against joblessness

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Oct 18, 2015 - 20:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some youth on Sunday staged a protest demonstration in capital Kabul against the growing unemployment and set the ministry concerned a week-long deadline to generate jobs otherwise it gates would be closed. Dozens of youth took part...
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Kabul youth rally condemns Kunduz debacle

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Oct 08, 2015 - 16:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): A youth organization on Thursday organized a protest rally in capital Kabul to condemn the fall of Kunduz City to Taliban militants, calling for the officials responsible to be punished.
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Demonstration staged in Kabul against Israeli aggression

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Sep 18, 2015 - 17:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): During a protest in Kabul, hundreds of people on Friday condemned Israeliatrocities against Palestinians and called on Tel Aviv to stop its deadly campaign.
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Kabul residents protest closure of roads for lawmakers

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Sep 15, 2015 - 15:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul residents on Tuesday protested the closure of roads to facilitate lawmakers’ travel to the parliament, creating traffic problems for commuters in the capital. About a hundred capital inhabitants gathered in front of the...
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Protests over e-ID cards issue spread to Ghazni

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Sep 13, 2015 - 17:51
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Ghazni province on Sunday joined anti-government protest demonstrations to push for adding the words “Afghan” and “Islam” to the biometric national identity cards. Earlier, similar protests have been...
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Traders give govt 48 hours for boy’s recovery

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Sep 13, 2015 - 14:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of traders on Sunday protested against the abduction of a businessman’s son, warning of closing shops of food items in Kabul if the child was not recovered in 48 hours.
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Sacked AISA employees burn academic documents

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Sep 12, 2015 - 18:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): Sacked staff members of the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) on Saturday set alight their educational documents during a protest demonstration in Kabul, alleging they had been removed illegally. Numbered around 50, the...
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