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Campaign

On the first day of the election campaign, only two (Ghani and Atmar) out of 18 candidates put up their pictures and posters along Darul Aman Road, a major road in Kabul. Atmar's election ticket has disintegrated since then. Photo: Ali Yawar Adili, 28 July 2019

Afghanistan’s 2019 Election (7): Dithering over peace amid a lacklustre campaign

Ali Yawar Adili Thomas Ruttig

One ticket has fallen apart and one candidate has withdrawn his candidacy in favour of another. This has reduced the number of presidential candidates from 18 to 16 and left the two incumbents, President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Dr Abdullah, as the main contenders in the race. In this piece, AAN’s Ali Yawar Adili […]

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Election 2014 (23): Deals and insults in Afghanistan’s second round campaign

AAN Team

Less than a week before the second round of the presidential election on 14 June 2014, the campaigns of both contenders are well under way. Alongside the main campaign methods of the first round – billboards, large public rallies – the process of deal-making and recruiting influential supporters seems to have now moved to the […]

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Rallies, Debate, Rain and Snow: The 2014 presidential election campaign starts

Kate Clark

The Afghan presidential election campaign has kicked off – two months before polling day. Candidates are showing a range of attitudes, from launching big, brash public rallies to a rather desultory ‘we start tomorrow’ attitude. With no evident frontrunner, it seems the campaign will involve a real attempt to win over voters and will be […]

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In Afghanistan beginnt der Wahlkampf der Warlords

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Die Welt (Germany), 2 February 2014 In an article reviewing the credentials, and particularly the human rights records, of the eleven Afghan presidential candidates, Nader Nadery is quoted as saying that "at least nine of the [presidential and vice presidential] candidates" have been linked to war crimes. The article also mentions AAN's recent report about Kunduz […]

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In Afghanistan beginnt der Wahlkampf der Warlords

AAN Team

Die Welt (Germany), 2 February 2014 In an article reviewing the credentials, and particularly the human rights records, of the eleven Afghan presidential candidates, Nader Nadery is quoted as saying that “at least nine of the [presidential and vice presidential] candidates” have been linked to war crimes. The article also mentions AAN’s recent report about Kunduz […]

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18 July 2010: Afghan Civil Society Launches Access to Information Campaign

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This morning a large number of Afghan civil society organisations and several media organisations used the media attention surrounding the Kabul conference to launch a campaign highlighting the need for access to information and calling for the necessary legislation to be drafted. The demand is an important one. The pervasive ambiguity, the lack of clarity […]

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