Zia Ahmadi | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
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17 Mar 11
Residents of western province say armed strongmen abduct and assault women without fear of government retribution.
7 Jan 11
Police and addicts report deportations of Iranian nationals, who are then prevented from returning.
3 Dec 10
Local defence units said to be turning on villagers rather than providing security.
8 Aug 10
Fighters in Herat defect after government fails to fulfill promises of work and development.