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Problematic Polling Stations Break-down of the Types of Problems, Presidential Election 2019

Table: Problematic polling stations with a break-down of the types of problems Total polling stations 29,586 Closed polling stations 3,006 Open polling stations 26,580 Total problematic polling stations to be audited and recounted 8,494 Decision Problems with missing BVV devices/memory cards 2,423 ·       National Tally Centre (NTC) and Digital Centre received results but no BVV […]

Elections

CIA-backed strike force units in Afghanistan

There are five militias that, says Human Rights Watch, come under only the nominal control of the Afghan intelligence agency, the NDS and do not “fall under the ordinary chain of command within the NDS, nor under normal Afghan or US military chains of command.” Rather, they are “recruited, trained, equipped, and overseen by the […]

Human Rights

IEC’s statement about the delay to announcing the preliminary results of the presidential election (AAN’s working translation)

IEC’s statement about the delay to announcing the preliminary results of the presidential election (AAN’s working translation) Date: 19 October 2019 First of all, the IEC apologises to the people of Afghanistan and the stakeholders involved in the election process for not announcing and publishing the preliminary results of 28 September election. The IEC appreciates […]

Elections

Afghanistan Analyst Bibliography 2019

In April 2019, we published an important work, a bibliography of Afghanistan. It is intended to be an up-to-date resource for studying and researching contemporary Afghanistan, particularly the post-1979 period. The author, Christian Bleuer, began compiling this bibliography in 2004/05 when, as a graduate student, he became increasingly frustrated with trying to find sources. Initially, […]

AAN Bibliography