Afghanistan


ICC Prosecutor Seeks Investigation Into Possible War Crimes In Afghanistan

The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court has announced her intention to seek an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Afghanistan since May 2003, when Afghanistan became a member of the court. If the investigation goes ahead, it would be one of the first […]


Afghani President Claims US Allowed ISIL To Flourish In Afghanistan: ICC Allows Investigation

This morning, former president of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai stated that intervention by the U.S. had, in effect, created an environment that allowed the Mujahideen, then the Taliban and latterly ISIL to develop and take hold in his home country. In an interview with Al Jazeera, Mr. Karzai said that “it […]


Spate Of Violence In Afghanistan Takes Death Toll To More Than 200

Deadly and chaotic scenes shook Afghanistan just recently, with several instances of politically-motivated violence resulting in the loss of more than 200 lives. On Tuesday, October 17, Taliban militants carried out multiple attacks on government forces across the country, with over 70 people killed and approximately 150 injured. The Taliban […]


Kidnapped American-Canadian Couple Returns To Canada

Joshua Boyle, a Canadian, his American wife Caitlan Coleman and their three children, were freed from a five-year long captivity in Pakistan last Wednesday and arrived in Canada on Friday night. Pakistani forces, acting on intelligence received from the U.S., rescued the family while Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said […]


Civilians Injured In U.S. Drone Strike In Afghanistan

Up to 11 civilians have been reported injured and one killed in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Wednesday. According to The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ), the strike was in response to an attack on Kabul’s Hamid Karzai airport, shortly after U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis […]