(UNAMA) – A new report released today by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) details a disturbing pattern of attacks at election-related facilities following the commencement of voter registration for the October 2018 polls. UNAMA verified 23 election-related security incidents since voter registration began on 14 April. These incidents have resulted in 271 civilians […]

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(Al Jazeera) – At least 11 students have been reported dead, and 16 people, including five Romanian soldiers, wounded after a suicide car bomber detonated his explosives near a school and a mosque in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province. The attacker was targeting a convoy of Romanian troops patrolling the Daman district of Kandahar on Monday, TOLO News quoted […]

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(Al Jazeera) – Dozens of civilians, including children, have been killed in an Afghan air attack on a gathering at a religious school in the northern province of Kunduz, eyewitnesses and an official said. A religious school in the Dasht-e-Archi district of the Kunduz province was targeted by air raids late on Monday, resulting in the death […]

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(NRC) – The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) calls for an investigation of a deadly attack against a place for informal education in Kunduz Province, which took place on Monday. “Education must be protected through periods of conflict. Young boys and girls should not be terrified to go to school, and parents should feel assured that […]

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(The Frontier Post) – Security forces have occupied 20 school buildings and are using them as security posts in different areas of Helmand, the education director has said. Talking to Afghan media outlet, Helmand education director Daud Shah Safari termed it a great injustice with children to convert their schools into security posts. Link

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(NRC) – Eleven students were injured when an attacker detonated explosives in a classroom in Kabul on Sunday. “As inhumane as this cowardly attack is, we continue to see similar attacks on schools. Afghanistan’s children are becoming innocent victims of the escalating conflict,” said NRC’s country director in Afghanistan, Christopher Nyamandi. The explosion occurred on the […]

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(NRC) – Here are seven reasons why we should increase our humanitarian efforts and rethink policies aimed at returning refugees back to Afghanistan, where the situation has gone from bad to worse. The situation in Afghanistan has gone from bad to worse, according to a recent report by the NRC. Link  

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