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IWPR Afghanistan
13 Feb 08
The government makes a strong start to its annual eradication effort in Helmand, but farmers predict the enthusiasm will be short-lived.
IWPR Afghanistan
11 Feb 08
Protesters say executing Sayed Parwez Kambakhsh, facing the death penalty for alleged blasphemy, would mark the end of free speech and democracy.
IWPR Afghanistan
8 Feb 08
As the culture minister blocks a plan to rehouse a collection of relics in an ancient citadel, accusations of discrimination ensue.
IWPR Afghanistan
5 Feb 08
Taleban take credit for blast that killed seven at Lashkar Gah’s central mosque.
IWPR Afghanistan
4 Feb 08
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IWPR Afghanistan
4 Feb 08
Journalist Sayed Yaqub Ibrahimi says his brother Parwez has been jailed and threatened with death because of his own reporting on human rights violations in the north.
IWPR Afghanistan
31 Jan 08
Mullahs grumble about “un-Afghan” foreign TV series, while the rest of the population is glued to the screen.
IWPR Afghanistan
29 Jan 08
As Helmand goes through a period of unusual calm, some officials claim the Taleban’s power is ebbing while others brace for the storm they say will come.
IWPR Afghanistan
24 Jan 08
As the death of Benazir Bhutto demonstrates, Pakistan and Afghanistan are joined together by more than geography.
IWPR Afghanistan
23 Jan 08
The authorities have a brief window of opportunity to prove they will improve life in this battered town. If they fail, renewed conflict is more than likely.

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