Speculation Abounding: Trying to make sense of the attacks against Shias in Herat city

Herat – the generally safe and prosperous city in western Afghanistan – has seen a series of attacks against Shia religious figures and sites, especially since 2016. Fieldwork shows there is little empirical evidence as to who the perpetrators are or why they carried out these attacks. Based on conversations with Shia and Sunni activists, … Continue reading Speculation Abounding: Trying to make sense of the attacks against Shias in Herat city