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Presidential Decree

Presidential Decree on the Creation of the Afghan National Army Territorial Force

The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Decree on the Creation of the Afghan National Army Territorial Force  February 2018 [AAN working translation] The following actions will be undertaken in order to improve the security situation, provide better security services to the people of Afghanistan, and establish the Afghan National Army Territorial Force with the aim […]

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Just 27 MPs voted for the amended presidential decree that would have allowed changes to the electoral commissions. 126 rejected it. Photo: Tolo News

Another hurdle for elections in 2016: MPs reject presidential decree on electoral commissions

Ali Yawar Adili Salima Ahmadi Lenny Linke Kate Clark

Had MPs approved the presidential legislative decree ‘reforming’ the electoral commissions, Afghanistan would now be significantly closer to holding parliamentary and district elections. (And the National Unity Government could have claimed to be pushing forward on electoral reform, something required by the agreement that established it.) However, after three days of ill-mannered discussion, MPs roundly […]

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Casting a Very Wide Net: Did Ghani just authorise interning Afghans without trial?

Lenny Linke Kate Clark

A recent decree by President Ghani on how to deal with terrorist crimes has introduced the prospect of detaining, without trial, Afghans (and foreigners in Afghanistan) suspected of planning acts of terrorism. The relevant article allows the Afghan authorities to detain suspects indefinitely on very little evidence and with little or no opportunity to defend […]

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Presidential decree on the NUG’s Chief Executive Officer

(AAN working translation) No 35 22/09/1393 [11 December 2014] Decree President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Concerning the Establishment of the Council of Ministers, the Responsibilities and Authorities of the Chief Executive Officer of the National Unity Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Pursuant to articles 5, 50, and 142 of the Constitution, and […]

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