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West fears more backsliding on Afghan women’s rights


Stars and Stripes, 12 February 2014 In an article about the controversial planned amendment of the Afghan Criminal Code, the newspaper extensively quotes AAN's Christine Roehrs about details or the law: Christine Roehrs, an analyst with the Afghanistan Analysts Network, said the law is very similar to one already on the books saying relatives cannot […]

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Afghanistan’s New Electoral Laws: Changes and red flags

Martine van Bijlert

With last week’s ratification of the two electoral laws, Afghanistan finally knows which laws will govern its upcoming election. The new legislation clarifies how the elections are to be conducted, by whom and how they are to be appointed. Compared to the often tumultuous process that shaped them, the laws are fairly balanced and workable, […]

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