Rotterdam: with Carlos Lopez Degregori poet from Peru

Does this poem have the power to leave the palace?

Does this poem have the power to leave the palace?

By Kamran Mir Hazar Published on poetryinternationalblog.org (May 14th, 2010) Kabul 2007; I remember when I was invited accidently to a literary meeting in Afghanistan’s presidential palace. A man working for the president cultural adviser phoned me to say that President Hamid Karzai had invited more…

Back to the primitive past: Pashtuns stoning, trampling with horses and burning their victims with impunity

Back to the primitive past: Pashtuns stoning, trampling with horses and burning their victims with impunity

By Kamran Mir Hazar and Vikki Riley | Darwin, Australia Published in Kabul Press(Tuesday 31 January 2012) A new documentary made by Hazara director Ali Mohammadi, seen by Kabul Press shows a hitherto previously unseen dimension to the spectre of Pashtun Kuch   is crimes against…

Censorship in Afghanistan: Death to journalists

Censorship in Afghanistan: Death to journalists

By Robert Maier Published in Kabul Press (Thursday 11 March 2010) Since the beginning of the Karzai regime in 2002, twenty Afghan journalists have been murdered, and more than 200 violent physical attacks against journalists have been logged. Scores have fled Afghanistan after receiving threats…

Afghanistan goes back in time

Afghanistan goes back in time By Kamran Mir Hazar Published in Guardian (Saturday 13 June 2009) Since the fall of…

Afghanistan’s Ulama Council wages war against women

Afghanistan’s Ulama Council wages war against women By Kamran Mir Hazar Published in (Sunday 4 March 2012) The Afghan Ulama Council has…

Asadullah Khalid’s Mafia

Asadullah Khalid’s Mafia By Kamran Mir Hazar and Robert Maier Published in Kabul Press (Sunday 3 May 2009) Several…

Exorbitant Salaries for Consultants and Officials in Afghanistan

Exorbitant Salaries for Consultants and Officials in Afghanistan By Kamran Mir Hazar and Robert Maier Published in Kabul Press (Saturday 21 June 2008) This…

Hazaras are victims of the blame game in Afghanistan

Hazaras are victims of the blame game in Afghanistan The Taliban persecute Hazaras, but this is ignored by the US as it doesn’t fit…

Do we need guns to establish our rights?

Do we need guns to establish our rights? By Kamran Mir Hazar KabulPress.org: People in Daikondi have been demonstrating for several days, asking…

Afghan Election: Conflict between Democracy and Terrorism in Ghazni

Afghan Election: Conflict between Democracy and Terrorism in Ghazni By Kamran Mir Hazar The Afghanistan Election Commission announced final results for 33 of Afghanistan’s…

One million dollars embezzled from Kabul hospital project?

One million dollars embezzled from Kabul hospital project? By Kamran Mir Hazar and Robert Maier Note: Kamran Mir Hazar prepared this report, including evidence, two years…

Head of NDS is against freedom of the press

Head of NDS is against freedom of the press By Kamran Mir Hazar Published in Kabul Press (Saturday 2 February 2008) According to Afghanistan’s…

An Open Letter from the Poets World-wide to the Hazara, Civil and Human Rights Organizations,  Immigration Authorities, and World Leaders

An Open Letter from the Poets World-wide to the Hazara, Civil and Human Rights Organizations, Immigration Authorities, and World Leaders

  We poets from around the world, proclaim to the Hazara people, that we are in full solidarity with your civic and cultural movements to protect your human rights. We are aware that you are victims of systematic crimes, including genocide, slavery, forced displacement, discrimination,…

Poems for the Hazara: A Multilingual Poetry Anthology and Collaborative Poem by 125 Poets from 68 Countries

Poems for the Hazara: A Multilingual Poetry Anthology and Collaborative Poem by 125 Poets from 68 Countries

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Chain poem and poetry anthology dedicated to the Hazara people

Chain poem and poetry anthology dedicated to the Hazara people

Edgardo Nieves-Mieles, Puerto Rico Károly Sándor Pallai, Hungary Mohammed Bennis, Morocco Elias Letelier, Chile Manuel Silva Acevedo, Chile Santosh Alex, India Vupenyu Otis Zvoushe, Gweru,Zimbabwe Juan Diego Tamayo, Colombia Etnairis Ribera, Puerto Rico Emilce Strucchi, Argentina Raquel Chalfi, Israel Lucy Cristina Chau, Panama Germain Droogenbroodt,…

Kabulavis drives fra Valdres

Kabulavis drives fra Valdres Afghanistans eneste usensurerte nyhetsside på nett drives fra Øystre Slidre i Valdres. MADELEINE CEDERSTRØMmadeleine.cederstrom@nrk.no Afghanistans…

Kamran Mir Hazar to speak at Nobel Peace Center, Oslo

Kamran Mir Hazar to speak at Nobel Peace Center, Oslo By Robert Maier Published in Kabul Press (Monday 24 March 2008) Kamran Mir Hazar, founder…

Is Karzai Sacrificing the Freedom of the Press?

Is Karzai Sacrificing the Freedom of the Press? Journalists in Afghanistan under Duress The freedoms that independent media in Afghanistan have struggled to…

WEBSITE EDITOR FREED AFTER BEING HELD FOR NINE HOURS IN AFGHAN “GUANTANAMO”

WEBSITE EDITOR FREED AFTER BEING HELD FOR NINE HOURS IN AFGHAN “GUANTANAMO” PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY 10 AUGUST 2007. Reporters Without Borders voiced relief on learning that blogger…

Interview with Kamran Mir Hazar

Interview with Kamran Mir Hazar

How is the present in Afghanistan? Where is the country headed? Crimes against humanity top the list. War crimes, forced immigration, sexual exploitation, corruption, a thriving business in drugs, suicide bombers and a caricature of peace and democracy 50 thousand foreign troops playing their roles,…

Schrijven in Afghanistan voor een volk dat niet kan lezen

Schrijven in Afghanistan voor een volk dat niet kan lezen 28 april 2009 ( MO* ) —  Kamran Mir Hazar voldoet in geen enkel opzicht aan de clichés over…

نامه سرگشاده شاعران جهان خطاب به مردم هزاره، سازمان های حقوق بشر، اداره های مهاجرت و رهبران سیاسی جهان

نامه سرگشاده شاعران جهان خطاب به مردم هزاره، سازمان های حقوق بشر، اداره های مهاجرت و رهبران سیاسی جهان

ما شاعران از کشورهای مختلف جهان، خطاب به مردم هزاره، همبستگی کامل خود را با جنبش های مدنی و فرهنگی شما اعلام می کنیم. ما می دانیم که شما قربانی جنایات سیستماتیک به شمول نسل کشی، برده داری، کوچ اجباری، تبعیض و اشغال سرزمین تان…

لشکر 110000 کوچی عبدالرحمان تکثیر شده، کوچی طالبان قرن 21 می باشند

لشکر 110000 کوچی عبدالرحمان تکثیر شده، کوچی طالبان قرن 21 می باشند طالب نکتایی پوش اشرف غنی احمدزی که یکی از سران معنوی کوچی می باشد، نمونه…

نامه سرگشاده شاعران جهان خطاب به مردم هزاره، سازمان های حقوق بشر، اداره های مهاجرت و رهبران سیاسی جهان

نامه سرگشاده شاعران جهان خطاب به مردم هزاره، سازمان های حقوق بشر، اداره های مهاجرت و رهبران سیاسی جهان

ما شاعران از کشورهای مختلف جهان، خطاب به مردم هزاره، همبستگی کامل خود را با جنبش های مدنی و فرهنگی شما اعلام می کنیم. ما می دانیم که شما قربانی جنایات سیستماتیک به شمول نسل کشی، برده داری، کوچ اجباری، تبعیض و اشغال سرزمین تان…