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Herat protest asks health minister to resign or apologize

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Jul 12, 2020 - 17:20
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents and supporters of volunteer health workers staged a protest demonstration in front of the Governor’s House in this western city of Herat on Sunday. The protest was against what they called “disgrace” and “...
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Kabul rally wants all Iranian culture centers closed

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Jun 09, 2020 - 15:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hezb-i-Musharikat Milli party workers on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration in Kabul and asked the Afghan government to close all cultural and social centres of Iran, barring its embassy and consulate generals. They alleged the...
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Protestors ask UN to probe killing of Afghan migrants

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May 12, 2020 - 08:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of angry protestors have called for the United Nations to investigate allegations of Iranian border guards forcing Afghan migrants into a river. Hundreds of people rallied outside the Iranian consulate in Herat City seeking...
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Jawzjan protestors bury symbolic road corpse

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Nov 27, 2019 - 17:07
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Civil society activists in northern Jawzjan province buried a symbolic corpse of a non-asphalted road in Shiberghan, the provincial capital, on Monday. The protestors said work on the road was launched in 2014 with a stipulated...
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Protest staged over Afghan Market raid in Peshawar

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Oct 11, 2019 - 15:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): Civil society activists on Friday termed the raid on Afghan market and removal of Afghanistan ’s flag in Afghan market an insult to Afghans and asked Pakistan to reinstate the flag and apologies over the incident. Peshawar police...
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Activists seek justice for Afghan boy tortured in Iran

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Oct 06, 2019 - 16:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Civil society activists on Sunday staged a protest demonstration in front of Iranian embassy in Kabul against torture on a teenage Afghan boy. The protesters said the 16-year-old Afghan boy was savagely tortured by men belonging to...
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Nangarhar health workers on duty strike again

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Sep 11, 2019 - 16:12
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Private healthcare centers have been closed in the capital of eastern Nangarhar in a protest over the killing of a doctor in the province. Health workers in a protest gathering today in Jalalabad city said that security threats...
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3 people wounded in gun fires on Kabul protest

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Sep 03, 2019 - 12:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): Three people were wounded in gun fires during a protest staged after attack on Green Village Camp in Kabul on Tuesday, eyewitnesses said. At least 16 people were killed and 119 others wounded when an explosion targeted Green Village...
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Ghazni protestors prevent election materials transfer

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Jun 08, 2019 - 19:32
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A number of people prevented election materials from being transported to some districts in southern Ghazni province in protest against the prolonged delay in holding Wolesi Jirga polls in the province. Wolesi Jirga or lower...
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Civilian deaths spark angry protest in Nangarhar

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May 25, 2019 - 18:35
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday staged a protest rally against what they claimed the killing of two children and their parents by security forces.
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Helmandis too stage protest against ‘Khalid, Al Fatah’ offensives

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Apr 21, 2019 - 19:29
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Like the people of other provinces, residents and the People Peace Movement members on Sunday staged a protest demonstration against the government’s and the Taliban ’s spring offensives in southern Helmand province.
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Women’s arrest sparks angry protest in Helmand

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Apr 09, 2019 - 18:20
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents on Tuesday protested in southern Helmand province against the detention of two women during an Afghan forces operation and demanded their prompt release. Former President Hamid Karzai also condemned the...
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Herat people demand execution of Mahsa’s murderers

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Mar 16, 2019 - 18:44
HEART CITY (Pajhwok): A number of residents and civil society activists of western Herat province condemned the kidnapping and killing of a little girl, Mahsa and demanded execution of the perpetrators involved in her killing. Mahsa, a six-year-old...
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Ghazni protest against civilian deaths ends after assurances

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Mar 13, 2019 - 20:21
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The protest against civilian deaths in an airstrike in Andar district of southern Ghazni province was called off on its second day on Wednesday, reopening the Kabul -Kandahar highway. More than a dozen people were killed and...
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Traders call off protest, reopen Torkham gate

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Feb 24, 2019 - 17:39
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan traders on Sunday ended their protest conditionally and reopened the Torkham border port gate for traffic. On February 21, a number of Afghan traders shut the Torkham gate against exports after their spare parts loaded...
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6 days on, Muqor residents yet to unblock Kabul-Kandahar road

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Feb 19, 2019 - 18:22
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Muqor district of southern Ghazni province have blocked the Kabul -Kandahar highway for the last six days, asking the government to promote the district to a province. Rumors recently circulated on social media...
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Kabul police use water cannon as protest disrupts traffic

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Feb 10, 2019 - 17:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): Over a hundred supporters of unsuccessful candidates staged a rally at the Pashtunistan Watt in downtown Kabul, blocking traffic for about six hours before they were dispersed by spraying water. The protestors were demanding...
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Shift Baghlan capital back to its original place, govt asked

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Jan 26, 2019 - 20:25
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Dozens of people on Saturday carried out a protest demonstration in this capital city of northern Baghlan province and blocked a key road for two hours to demand shifting back the provincial capital to Baghlan-i-Markazi...
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Baghlan-i-Markazi residents protest against new mayor

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Dec 19, 2018 - 19:55
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Residents of the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province on Wednesday protested against the new district mayor and blocked the Kabul -Kunduz highway against traffic. One of the protestors, Haji Sher Khan, told...
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Paktika residents protest civilian deaths in raid

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Dec 01, 2018 - 12:36
SHARAN (Pajhwok): The residents of Gomal district of southeastern Paktiak province have stated protest against the joint raid of foreign and Afghan forces that killed seven civilians and wounded five others. Bangal, one of the protestors told...
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