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Land around Samangan’s Hazarsum historic site usurped

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Feb 20, 2020 - 17:27
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Local officials say a number of local people have usurped land around the Hazarsum historical site in Hazrat Sultan district of northern Samangan province by creating caves for keeping their livestock. Samangan information and...
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My years-long protest not bearing fruit, says Najibullah

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Dec 16, 2019 - 18:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): A physically-challenged person in capital Kabul says he lived in his a protest tent for years in the hope to recover his usurped land and get the court’s order in his favor enforced.
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List of Balkh land-grabbers being prepared: Official

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Dec 02, 2019 - 15:29
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A list of people accused of illegally occupying more than 50,000 acres of state land in northern Balkh will be shared with the media soon, an official said on Monday. The provincial Urban Development and Land Department...
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33,000 acres of govt, private land grabbed in Kandahar

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Oct 28, 2019 - 16:33
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials say 33,000 acres of government and private land has been grabbed in southern Kandahar province, hampering different projects. Most of the land has been grabbed by strongmen, who have sold it, according to...
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18,000 big, small land grabbers identified, says ministry

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Jul 11, 2019 - 16:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Urban Development and Housing on Thursday said it had identified more than 18,000 big and small land grabbers nation-wide and vowed to deal with them in accordance with the law. Sayyad Ahmad, head of land disputes...
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Sar-i-Pul residents dedicate 275 acres land to schools

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Feb 02, 2019 - 13:10
SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Residents of northern Sar-i-Pul province have donated 275 acres of land, costing 35 million afghanis, to 115 schools, an official said on Saturday. Education Director Abdul Ghafoor said the people donated 550,000 square metres...
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Hundreds acres of hillside land usurped near Pul-i-Alam

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Jan 29, 2019 - 18:43
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Provincial council members of central Logar province say hundreds of acres of land has been usurped on the Mirabdal Mountain’s side near Pul-i-Alam, the provincial capital. On the other hand, Logar municipality officials say a...
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Taliban collect most part of crop harvest from Ghani’s land

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Jan 22, 2019 - 16:38
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents collect most part of the crop yield from hundreds of acres of land belonging to President Ashraf Ghani in central Logar province. Abdul Baqi Ahmadzai, an elder in the Mohammad Agha district, who is close to...
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Efforts underway to retake state lands grabbed in Herat

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May 23, 2018 - 15:40
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Land Authority of western Herat province has created a database in compliance with a presidential order to determine the status of the state-owned land in the province. Haris Akhtarzada, director of the authority, told...
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MoJ foils efforts to grab over 3,500 acres land this year

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Jan 06, 2018 - 15:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said on Saturday 3,526 acres of government land has been stopped from being usurped during the ongoing solar year . In line with the relevant law, the ministry has to protect the state’s financial and...
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Thousands of acres of public land reclaimed in Nimroz

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Sep 27, 2017 - 16:16
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The government on Wednesday reclaimed around 10,000 acres of land from its illegal occupants mainly powerful figures in Zaranj, the capital of southwestern Nimroz province.
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250 acres of Sher Khan Port township’s land usurped

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Apr 06, 2017 - 19:04
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Powerful individuals have usurped land measuring 250 acres at the Sher Khan dry port township in northern Kunduz province, the township’s officials said on Thursday.
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400 acres of Behsud land retaken from grabbers

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Jan 18, 2017 - 20:37
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nearly 400 acres of land, which was illegally grabbed in different parts of Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province, has been recovered during a campaign, the district chief said on Wednesday. Mohammad Seddiq Dawlatzai...
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2 people killed over land dispute in Logar

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Jan 18, 2017 - 16:48
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and a third was wounded after residents clashed with security forces over ownership of a government land in central Logar province on Thursday, an official said. Governor’s spokesman, Salim Saleh, told...
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