What is FAROE?

FAROE stands for "Federation of Afghan Refugee Organizations in Europe". FAROE is the coordinating body of 53 social-cultural organizations of Afghan Diaspora in Europe. In addition to the organizations, tens of prominent Afghan intellectuals support the work of FAROE as individuals. FAROE is the biggest and the most important coordinating body Afghans have ever had in Europe. The organization was founded in 1999, when Afghanistan suffered under theocratic dictator of the Taliban. The objectives of FAROE are limited to advocacy of the common interests of Afghan community in Europe, helping the community to preserve the Afghan cultural values and trying to keep them aware of the developments in Afghanistan and stimulating them to be constructively involved with the issues such as human rights, good governance, democratization and peace-building in Afghanistan.

Afghans Terrorized By Border Shelling As Blame Game Goes On

UNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Abdul Karim was inside when the first rocket struck, killing nearly everyone in a neighboring mud-brick house.

Many more rockets followed, raining down on the village as Karim and others fled for safety in the nearby mountains. Within minutes, it was over, but it was only a sign of what was to come.

Since that day in late June, crossborder rocket and mortar fire has continued to pepper villages in Kunar and Nuristan provinces, located along Afghanistan's insurgent-ridden northeastern border with Pakistan. Nearly 3,200 attacks have been recorded across five districts in Kunar alone, according to the provincial government.

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“Kill teams” and jihadist victories



Left has a history of using aberrations to besmirch America’s military
The Washington Times By and James S. Robbins Friday, March 25, 2011
Jeremy Morlock, an American soldier who confessed to murdering three Afghan civilians in 2009 and 2010, was sentenced Wednesday to 24 years in prison by a military judge. Four more soldiers face murder charges, and an additional seven are being held for lesser crimes. Some say the actions of Morlock and other members of his so-called “kill team” stand as a moral indictment of the war effort, but they have it backward. The U.S. government recognizes wanton killing of civilians as a war crime and responds accordingly. Had Morlock been working for the jihadists, he would be hailed as a hero.

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Norway To Asylum Seekers: Go Home

Norway deported 102 people to Russia in the first two months of 2011, including Madina Salamova, who became famous in Norway after writing a book about her flight from North Ossetia as a child.

By Courtney Brooks, Amina Umarova

Magomed was recently rounded up in the middle of the night and deported from Norway without warning.
The 40-year-old Chechen asylum seeker says he was not even informed that his request had been rejected after seven years living in the country.

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