Afghanistan

Thomas Kraemer is Senior Counsel at Kakar Advocates in Kabul, Afghanistan, and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a Special Correspondent for JURIST currently based in Istanbul, Türkiye.  Last Saturday it was announced that the investigation and prosecution of crimes is no longer within the purview of the Afghanistan [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation that has developed there since the Taliban takeover. Here, our correspondent, a now-graduated law student, reflects on her academic, professional and personal circumstances before and after the fall of Kabul on August 15, 2021.  For privacy and security reasons, we are [...]

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Afghan law students and young lawyers in Afghanistan have been reporting on the ground from that country since the Taliban took Kabul in August 2021. Here, one of our correspondents in Kabul considers some of the changes that have taken place in Afghanistan over the past year. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation that has developed there since the Taliban takeover. Here, our correspondent considers some of the changes that have taken place in Afghanistan since August 2021.  For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text has only been [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation that has developed there since the Taliban takeover. Here, our correspondent describes the disappointing results of a recent Taliban policy conference. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text has only been lightly edited to respect [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on the complications Taliban governance is already causing for earthquake relief after a tremor killed and injured hundreds in southern Afghanistan Wednesday morning. For privacy and security reasons, we [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on Taliban pressures on minority Hindu and Sikh populations. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text has only been lightly edited to respect [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on conflict between Taliban fighters and resistance forces in the Panjshir valley area of the country. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on the latest Taliban restriction of Afghan women’s rights and freedoms. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text has only been lightly edited [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a female Afghan law student expresses her disgust at growing Taliban restrictions on women, most recently severe rules on the wearing of full hijabs in public. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our [...]

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