Afghanistan Country Info

OFFICIAL NAME: Islamic State of Afghanistan (The Taliban referred to the country as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.) Geography Area: 648,000 sq. km. (252,000 sq. mi.); slightly smaller than Texas. Cities: Capital (1999/2000 UN est.) Kabul–1,780,000. Other cities (1988 UN est.; current figures are probably significantly higher)–Kandahar (226,000); Herat (177,000); Mazar-e-Sharif (131,000); Jalalabad (58,000); Konduz … Read more Afghanistan Country Info

NGO’s in Afghanistan

Here are some NGOs that need donors   Islamic Relief Fund http://www.islamic-relief.com Afghanistan Relief International (Canada) http://www.afghan-ri.org/  Canadian Food For The Hungry International (Canada) www.cfh.ca Help Afghanistan www.helpafghanistan.org Medair: International Humanitarian Aid http://www.medair.org Afghan Network Foundation (Canada) www.afghan-network.net/ANF Afghan Aid (UK) www.afghanaid.org.uk Help The Afghan Children – HTAC (USA) www.helptheafghanchildren.org Children Of War www.thechildrenofwar.org Terre … Read more NGO’s in Afghanistan

Afghan Human Rights 2004

U.S. Department of State Afghanistan Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 2004 Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor – February 25, 2004 Afghanistan made significant progress in establishing its institutions of democracy and governance; however, during the second year of its transition, reconstruction and recovery from the 23 years of … Read more Afghan Human Rights 2004