Characteristics of FAROE

FAROE is a non-profit, independent social-cultural organization. FAROE is not associated with Afghan or foreign political parties. The basic principal for our evaluation and judgement is the national interests of Afghanistan and its people and the cause of democracy. FAROE works together with all Afghans without distinction of their ethnicity, language or religion. The only exception for the FAROE is persons who have been involved in the war-crimes, gross violations of Human rights and crimes against humanity.

Invitation to: FAROE Annual Conference 2017

Causes of Extremism and Fundamentalism Expansion in Afghanistan Netherlands - November 4, 2017

You are cordially invited to join us for the 18th international conference on Factors leading to the increasing growth of radicalization and fundamentalism in Afghanistan. The Federation of Afghan Refugee Organizations in Europe (FARO) has been organizing international conferences annually in the European countries since 1999.

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Een gewelddadige erfenis en een blik op de toekomst van Afghanistan

Den Haag, 26 februari 2014



‘Afghaanse dodenlijsten’

Een gewelddadige erfenis en een blik op de toekomst van Afghanistan

te Nieuwspoort, Den Haag op 11 maart 2014

Geachte redactie,

Na de bloedige staatsgreep van april 1978, voerde de Democratie Volkspartij Afghanistan vooral in de jaren 1978 en 1979 een schrikbewind in Afghanistan. Dagelijks werden honderden burgers systematisch opgepakt en naar de gevangenis Pul-e-Charkhi en tientallen andere verhoor- en martelcentra van de geheime dienst gedetineerd. Na een paar dagen marteling, werden de gedetineerden in militaire polygoon van Kabul zonder enige vorm van proces geëxecuteerd. Op deze wijze verdwenen tienduizenden Afghaanse burgers spoorloos.

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No Love Lost: Afghan Woman Exposes Corrupt Judge's Unusual Offer

By RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan and Frud Bezhan

December 22, 2012

A senior judge has been convicted of bribery and fired from his position after a perversion of justice exposed the invasiveness of corruption within Afghan society.

Zahoruddin, a 65-year-old judge in the country's eastern Nangarhar Province, who like many Afghans goes only by one name, was convicted on December 19 of bribery and corruption charges stemming from a young woman's divorce case.

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Afghan Prisoner Accused Of Killing Wife During Conjugal Visit

By Bashir Ahmad Ghazali and Frud Bezhan

January 02, 2013

SAMANGAN, Afghanistan -- An Afghan prisoner serving 20 years for murdering his in-laws is now suspected of strangling his young bride during a conjugal visit.

Din Mohammad, who is serving his sentence at a prison in the northern Samangan Province, is accused by police of killing

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Afghan Villagers Hit Back Against Taliban

A group of angry Afghan villagers have got the Taliban scrambling after they mounted an unlikely rebellion against the insurgents in eastern Afghanistan -- and won.

Remarkably, the poorly-armed tribesmen, calling themselves the National Uprising Movement (NUM), have inflicted heavy casualties on the Taliban and succeeded in driving them out from scores of villages and several districts of Ghazni Province, a long-established militant stronghold.

The uprising, which has fed on the popular discontent with the Taliban’s brutal rule, has put the militants in an uncomfortable situation.

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