Wednesday 23 January, 2019
Edition: ENG
The Khaama Press News Agency
Tag Archives: Hezb-e-Islami prisoners

The Afghan government is set to release at least 269 prisoners belonging to Hezb-e-Islami as per the peace accord signed in late 2016. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said the decision to release more inmates of Hezb-e-Islami was taken during the meeting of the National Security Council chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. According...

The provincial police chief of southern Kandahar province General Abdul Raziq has claimed that the former prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar are currently fighting in the ranks of the Taliban group. In an interview with the local new outlet, Sarkhat, Gen. Raziq has claimed that credible information and evidence are available in this...

The Afghan government on Thursday released scores of prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami from prison in Kabul in a bid to help implement the articles of peace deal between Gulbuddin Hekmatayr and the government. The officials confirmed that the prisoners were released during a ceremony from Pul-e-Charkhi prison in East of capital Kabul. The officials further...

The release of 69 prisoners belonging to Hezb-e-Islami has been delayed due to issues sparked between the party and the Afghan government. Officials of Hezb-e-Islami said the prisoners were due to be released on Monday but the process was delayed after the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission interfered with the release of the prisoners. The...

Some of the prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami will be released next week as the Afghan government is waiting for the return of the party’s leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Shah Hussain Murtazawi, a spokesman to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, told reporters that the peace deal with Hezb-e-Islami is being implemented. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani chaired the...