By: Storai Karimi , Date:27/03/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women in western Herat province on Tuesday demanded lasting peace in the country and called for their participation in the peace negotiations and elections. They said the... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:12/01/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Residents and some Wolesi Jirga candidates on Saturday rallied in western Herat province and vowed not to partake in the presidential election if the Independent Election Commission (... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:28/10/2018
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s regional office in western Herat province on Sunday accused a Wolesi Jirga candidate of offering the office 1$ million in bribe to declare... Read More

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Women’s active participation in polls urged

 
KABUL/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): A provincial council (PC) candidate was gunned down along with his two sons by unknown assailants in western Herat province late on Monday, police said. Elsewhere, insurgents killed a 70-year-old mother of a local policeman in central Maidan Wardak province.

BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Civil society activists in central Bamyan province on Monday urged President Hamid Karzai not to sign a bill about “an illegal set of privileges” for members of parliament.

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Traders and businessmen in this western city of Herat complained on Tuesday their businesses received great setback because of the prolonged electoral process.
Local traders and businessmen told Pajhwok Afghan News that businesses have been affected and on downward trend since last six months. In addition, protest demonstrations by supporters of presidential contender Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has made the situation worst, they added.

 
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok):  Dozens of women on Thursday staged a demonstration in front of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) office in western Herat province, demanding transparency in the electoral process.
The women, supporters of presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, also chanted slogans in support of democracy and called for the separation of fraudulent votes from genuine ones.
They warned of launching a protest movement if transparency in the vote-tallying process was not ensured.

 
KABUL (Pajhwok): About 19,000 ballots from 32 polling sites in western Herat and southern Kandahar provinces have been invalidated in the wake of alleged fraud, officials said on Wednesday.
After a review of ballots from 59 sites, votes from 24 areas were declared null and void, the Independent Election Commission (IECC) chief in Herat, Abdullah Sherzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

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By: Storai Kar... , Date:27/03/2019

No one has right to decide our fate: Herat women

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women in western Herat province on... Read More

Violations

By: Storai Kar... , Date:12/01/2019

Herat protestors vow to boycott presidential poll

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Residents and some Wolesi Jirga candidates on... Read More

Provincial Council

"هرگز دست از درس و تعلیم اولادهاى خود برنمی داريم"
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Herat gathering ca...

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Over a hundred residents of western Herat province on Tu... Read More

Parliament

By: Storai Kar... , Date:29/09/2018

Insecurity may hinder women’s participation in polls

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women rights activist and female... Read More

Campaign

Ahmadzai garners more support
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Ahmadzai garners more support

HERAT CITY, TARINKOT, JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thousands of people have held separ... Read More