Human Rights
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 03, 2022

Afghanistan
Female Students Above 6th Grade Get Schooling from Kabul Organization: Tolo News
An institution in Kabul is supporting girls' education and providing work opportunities for nearly 2,000 girls above grade sixth in K....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 02, 2022

Afghanistan
US to act unilaterally against terrorist threats from Afghanistan - Dawn
The United States will continue to act unilaterally to address emergent terrorist threats from Afghanistan, the US State Department has warned.....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 14, 2022

Afghanistan
Uzbekistan President Suggests Forming Intl Group to Coordinate with Kabul: Tolo News
Speaking at the 6th CICA Summit Astana 2022, the president of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, suggested the establishment of an i....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 13, 2022

Afghanistan
Imposing Sanctions Does Not Benefit Kabul, Washington: Islamic Emirate: Tolo News
The Islamic Emirate reacted to the new sanctions imposed by the US on the members of the Islamic Emirate, saying that such sanctions....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest- October 12, 2022

Afghanistan
Afghanistan is Candidate for UN Human Rights Council: Faiq: Tolo News
The Chargé d'Affaires of the Afghanistan Permanent Mission to the UN, Naseer Ahmad Faiq, said that Afghanistan is a candidate for membership in....

One year after the Taliban Takeover- Afghanistan in Crisis

"There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen"-Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. The recent developments in Afghanistan compel to acknowledge this off quoted statement. Juxtaposing the main military dictum of "keeping one....

Afghanistan- One year after Taliban Takeover

Two decades of progress in Afghanistan and the process of nation-building came to an abrupt end with the fall of the Afghan government and the takeover of Kabul by the Taliban on August 15, 2021. A year after the situation in Afghanistan is unparalle....

Qin, Hui, 2021. Globalization after the Pandemic: Thoughts on the Coronavirus. Translated by David Own by. Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

During the pandemic, China has pursued a “zero COVID policy,” which has required harsh restrictions on citizens' mobility and freedoms. Well into 2022, the Chinese government is shutting down entire districts, because a few asymptomatic COVID cas....

What Lies Ahead of the Military Executions in Myanmar?

On 25 July 2022, the Myanmar military executed four prisoners (an NLD member and three other anti-regime protestors)[1]. Even though many of the anti-regime protesters and individuals of ethnic armed gr....

Language of ‘Dharma’ in a World of ‘Right-Duty’ Discourses

Human rights dry up without a language of human duties, which have consequences for the right protection demands itself. But again, the language of human duties withers without a language of Dharma. This article argues that it is a crisis that the mo....

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