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Monday, December 12, 2011
Kabul (BNA) President Karzai issued an order for assigning an assessment team led by the attorney general of the Islamic
Republic of Afghanistan to evaluate the suicide attack on Ashura Day in Kabul. 
The tenth of Muhraram the day of martyrdom of Hazrate Imam Hussain (PBUH) the grandson of Hazrate Mohammad (PBUH) is annually marked through mourning celebrations by the pious Muslim nation of Afghanistan in a manner of Islamic fraternity and unity and with the spirit of peace among the tribes in a view of struggling against cruelly and oppression throughout the country. 
The enemies of peace and calmness of the people of Afghanistan in follow up of their unforgivable crimes against the innocent Muslim people of the country, once again in this holy day stained their dirty hands with the blood of innocent pious countrymen including the men and women and children, and martyred and wounded tens of our mourners. 
In order to assess and carry on initial investigations on this tragic incident, I approve assignment of the following delegation:

1.  Mohammad Ishaq Aleko, the attorney general of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as chairman,
2. General Abdul Majid Khwary authorized representative of national defense ministry as member,
3. Abdul zahir authorized representative of interior ministry as member,
4. General Mohammad Nabi Ayani authorized representative of the administration affairs and council of ministers secretariat as member,
5. Colonel Ali Ahmad authorized representative of the national security department as member. The delegation is assigned to investigate and assess this tragic incident, verify its factors and its perpetrators, arrest and pursue them legally. The delegation should present the result of its investigations in three weeks to the presidential office.

Monday, December 12, 2011
Kabul (BNA) Regretfully, we got information that one of the Nangarhar University experienced lecturers, Prof. Abdul Waheed Alokozai who had been suffering from a serious illness had passed away. 
Late Prof. Dr. Abdul Waheed Alokozai had worked for years in Nangarhar University, spent most of his life in teaching young doctors with leaving many scientific works and performing his duty in a good manner and his death is a tragedy. 
I extend my sympathy to his family, friends and the Nangarhar University personnel and great patience for the bereaved family.

Sunday, December 11, 2011
Kabul (BNA) The World Human Rights Day was marked in a ceremony at the justice ministry. 
The ceremony was attended by a number of National Assembly members, deputy ministers of some ministries, diplomats of foreign countries in Kabul. 
Addressing the gathering justice minister Habibullah Ghalib said that human rights has for lone time been practiced and that the 63 years back after the Second World War adopted the Human Rights Declaration but human rights is still to be materialized in some countries even at the present moment. 
He added that though some countries have incorporated this declaration in their laws and that Afghanistan has inserted the provisions of the human rights in its laws and religious rites. 
He noted that Islamic law is far better than the human rights and we respect these rights on the basis of our traditional and religious practices. 
The UN representative also spoke at this ceremony and said that it is clear that human rights in reality ensures justice in the world and fortunately Afghanistan too has this as part of its policies and tries that this will assist peace and we shall continue our cooperation to this end as well. 
Farid Hamidi representative of Independent Human Rights Commission spoke that marking of this day is an opportunity for the victims of human rights towards those violating the human rights and definitely justice is an important part of human rights that no attention has been attached to it in Afghanistan till now.

Sunday, December 11, 2011
Kabul (BNA) Hundreds of people rallied in Kabul on Saturday, International Human Rights Day, calling for trying war criminals. 
A large number of women took part in the rally organized by the Social Association of Afghan Justice Seekers (SAARJS). 
The rally began at round 9:30am at the Sadarat Square and culminated in the Deh Afghanan area, with protestors chanting slogans against war criminals and calling for abolition of an amnesty law. 
Carrying photos of war victims, the demonstrators asked the government to bring to justice people involved in mass murder over the past three decades. 
SAAJS head, Weda Ahmad said this news agency; the demonstration was aimed at placing war criminals on trial. 
“Still different kinds of crimes are being committed in Afghanistan and families of war victims want bloodthirsty criminals to be put on trial,” the organizer added. 
Ahmad maintained violence against women had reached its peak and still women and children were being subjected to different forms of violence.