Traditional Loya Jirga 1: Why the Jirga?

More than two thousand delegates have gathered in Kabul for the ‘Traditional Loya Jirga’. Business in the Afghan capital has stopped, the major east-west arteries have been blocked, check points set up all over and at least some of those living near the site itself are in lock-down. The jirga is to discuss two items: … Continue reading Traditional Loya Jirga 1: Why the Jirga?