Message of Felicitation of the Esteemed Amir-ul-Momineen, Sheikh-ul-Hadith Hibatullah Akhundzada, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha

Post via Islamic Emirate August 9th 2019

In the name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful

Allah is the Greatest, Allah is the Greatest, there is no God by Allah, Allah is the Greatest, all praise be to Allah

All praise be to Allah. We praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We also seek His refuge from the evils of our inner selves and from our wicked deeds. Whoever is guided by Allah, there is none to mislead him and whoever is left by Allah in error, there will be none as guide for him (except Allah). I testify there is no God but Allah. Alone is He and has no associate and I testify that Muhammad is His Servant and Messenger.

فَصَلِّ لِرَبِّكَ وَانْحَرْ ﴿٢﴾ الکوثر

Allah Almighty says in His established Book: Therefore turn in prayer to your Lord and sacrifice [to Him alone]. (Al-Kauthar : 2)

 

 قُلْ إِنَّ صَلَاتِي وَنُسُكِي وَمَحْيَايَ وَمَمَاتِي لِلَّـهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ ﴿١٦٢﴾ الانعام

And He (SwT) says: Say, “Verily, my prayer, my sacrifice, my living, and my dying are for Allah, the Lord of ‘Alamin [all that exists]. (Al-An’am : 162)

 

و إِن جَنَحُوا لِلسَّلْمِ فَاجْنَحْ لَهَا وَتَوَكَّلْ عَلَى اللَّهِ  إِنَّهُ هُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ(۶۱) الانفال

And He (SwT) says: But if they incline to peace, you also incline to it, and (put your) trust in Allah. Verily, He is the All-Hearer, the All-Knower. (Al-Anfal : 61)

It is reported from Anas (RA) that the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) sacrificed two rams, slaughtered them with his own hands. He recited Bismillah (in the name of Allah) and Allah-o-Akbar (Allah is the Greatest) and placed his foot on their (rams) necks.

It is reported from Aisha (RA) that the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said: No son of Adam has done any deed on the Day of Immolation more likable to Allah than shedding blood [of sacrificial animal]. Surely, its horns, hair and wool will be brought forward [put on scales] on the Day of Judgment and Allah shall be pleased with the person before the blood of sacrifice touches the ground. So be pleased with [offering] sacrifice.

To the believing Mujahid nation of Afghanistan, heroic warriors of the trenches and the Muslims worldwide

Peace, Mercy and Blessing of Allah be upon you all!

Before everything else, I extend my felicitation to you all on this auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Adha. May Allah accept your sacrifice, charity, Hajj, Jihadi efforts and all good-deeds, Ameen O’ Lord of All Existence.

I hope that we spend these auspicious days of Eid in joy and happiness, perform our Eid prayers, slaughter (of sacrificial animals) and other worship in the best manner possible and spend these days of this great Eid of sacrifice with complete sincerity, brotherhood, compassion and love.

I urge all charitiable and wealthy countrymen to aid their relatives, neighbors, orphans, widows, disabled and the poor to the best of your abilities. Allah Almighty says:

لِلَّذِينَ أَحْسَنُوا الْحُسْنَى وَزِيَادَةٌ وَلا يَرْهَقُ وُجُوهَهُمْ قَتَرٌ وَلا ذِلَّةٌ أُوْلَئِكَ أَصْحَابُ الْجَنَّةِ هُمْ فِيهَا خَالِدُونَ.(۲۶) یونس.

For those who have done good is the best [reward] and even more. Neither darkness nor dust nor any humiliating disgrace shall cover their faces. They are the dwellers of Paradise, they will abide therein forever. (Yunus : 26)

Mujahid Brothers!

My instructions to you are that you give full attention to protecting, helping and comforting your believing nation during these days of Eid. Take all necessary steps for the well-being and security of your fellow compatriots. Visit the families of martyrs, disabled and prisoners and aid them to the best of your capabilities.

Believing Countrymen!

As you are already aware, the enemy has increased bombings, raids, murder and inflicting hardships upon ordinary civilians in parallel with destroying homes, madrasas, clinics and mosques. Due to the uncertainty gripping the enemy, they have begun open enmity with the nation and launched a campaign of brutality. But as the outcome of brutality is destruction, we believe the time of demise and humiliation of these tyrants has come near, Allah willing.

As the enemy has turned towards mass killing of our people because of defeat and uncertainty, the Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate – with Divine Help from Allah and support of its resolute nation – has taken incredible strides forward both militarily and politically and are progressing towards success with great wisdom and caution. The Mujahideen have taken over large areas across the country amid the Al-Fath Operations. Besides rural areas, they have extended and solidified their control over highways and strategic points. They have taken military initiative from the enemy on the ground and left them with only blind airstrikes. The spirit of solidarity, coordination, discipline and obedience is at an all-time high.

As the Islamic Emirate has expanded its international and regional political relations, clarified its claims and policy and achieved bilateral trust and understanding in the political field, it has also adopted the role of an axis through which peace and reconciliation revolves domestically and achieved constructive progress about future Afghanistan with political parties and influential individuals. It is a decisive achievement that majority of the Afghan political class currently backs the Islamic Emirate in its demand for the establishment of an Islamic government and withdrawal of foreign forces and supports its eighteen-year lawful call (for such an outcome).

Believing Countrymen!

Whether we perform armed Jihad for the cause of Allah or engage in dialogue and negotiation processes, both are a means for ending the occupation and establishing an Islamic system.

We believe that an Islamic and sovereign Afghanistan is in the best interest of every Afghan irrespective of which class they associate with in society.

We want our fellow compatriots to have fair judiciary, genuine diplomacy, strong economy, authentic culture, standardized education and a prosperous social life conforming with all standards of our Islamic traditions.

Protection of national welfare projects, support for non-partisan NGO activities, defense of national assets and an overall comprehensive development of the homeland are our goals and part of our policy.

Call to Afghans in enemy ranks!

We are but your well-wishers and understand that we do not wish misery upon you in this world or the next. We are opposing you because you have chosen to stand with the occupiers. We have proven through the release of thousands of imprisoned troopers that if you were to abandon fighting and serving alongside foreigners, you shall be our brothers. As you stand alongside the invaders and fight your own compatriots under the slogans of protecting the homeland, then whom are you actually protecting the country from?

Come, let us mutually make use of this opportunity for the liberation of our country and realizing the aspirations of our nation’s Jihad. Let us pave the way for withdrawal of invaders and establishment of a true Islamic system so that our nation is rescued from this prolonged crisis and endless misery.

To American Officials!

The failure of numerous military strategies over the past eighteen years are enough to focus on finding a peaceful pathway forward. Regarding the negotiation process currently underway, the Islamic Emirate is engaging in it with utmost seriousness, worthwhile steps have been taken by the political office, the process is administered by the political deputy leader and a strong negotiation team is appointed hence you must also pursue this process with sincerity so that effective steps are taken towards a resolution and the eighteen-year tragedy brought to an end.

However, the increasing blind and brutal bombings by America during the negotiation process, attacks on civilian areas and the contradictory statements by your military and political officials has generated a cloud of uncertainty about this process and raised doubts about your intentions. Since bilateral trust is the foundation of a successful negotiations process therefore it is imperative that such negative actions are ceased.

Believing and Proud Afghan nation!

We are celebrating Eid-ul-Adha at a time as the anniversary date (28th of Assad) of a hundred years of Independence from colonialist British is fast approaching. Availing this great historical moment, I deem it necessary to remind our fellow countrymen, especially the youth, to prudently read the history of their righteous Mujahid predecessors so they may understand and follow the footsteps of their forefathers by waging Jihad against occupiers and continuing resistance until complete liberation and establishment of Islamic rule. Chanting slogans of independence under occupation is meaningless. We must resist and struggle against the current occupation just as this proud nation struggled against it a hundred years earlier.

Heroic Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate!

As you are waging a sacred battle (Jihad) in the path of Allah in these blessed days of Eid and sacrifice and have devoted your lives and wealth to Jihad for the cause of Allah and defending your religion, creed and believing nation, then this is a mercy of your Lord upon you that He the Almighty has chosen you for this task. You must remain content regarding your exploits with this Divine verse:

وَفَضَّلَ اللَّهُ الْمُجَاهِدِينَ عَلَى الْقَاعِدِينَ أَجْرًا عَظِيمًا(۹۵) النساء 

But Allah has preferred those who strive hard and fight, above those who sit [at home] by a huge reward. (An-Nisa : 95)

 

Thank your Lord (SwT) through sincere worship and serving the believers and understand that Allah shall not waste your sacrifice. He (SwT) shall fulfill your Jihadi aspirations in this world and grant you immense rewards in the Hereafter, Allah willing.

In the end, I once again extend by felicitation to all Mujahideen and the noble nation. May Allah grant us the opportunity to celebrate upcoming Eids in complete freedom and under the shade of Islamic governance.

Wasalam

Leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

Amir-ul-Momineen Sheikhul Hadith Hibatullah Akhundzada

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Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights/WOT and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad.  She was a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize for Research 2009, and the COTT ‘Action = Life’ Human Rights Award’ for “upholding truth and justice”. She is also a survivor of US “collateral damage”.

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Remarks by spokesman of Islamic Emirate concerning the ongoing Kashmir crisis

Podt via Islamic Emirate August 8th 2019

Reports are being published that India has revoked the autonomous status of Kashmir, sent additional troops, imposed a state of emergency and created difficulties and hardships for the resident Muslim population.

The Islamic Emirate expresses deep sadness in this regard and urges both India and Pakistan to refrain from taking steps that could pave a way for violence and complications in the region and usurp the rights of Kashmiris.

Having gained bitter experiences from war and conflict, we urge peace and use of rational pathways to solve regional issues.

We call on both involved parties, OIC, Islamic countries, the United Nations and other influential institutions to play a constructive role in preventing insecurity in Kashmir. By using your influence, encourage both sides to prevent the spread of crisis and resolve the issue in a calm and composed manner.

Linking the issue of Kashmir with that of Afghanistan by some parties will not aid in improving the crisis at hand because the issue of Afghanistan is not related nor should Afghanistan be turned into the theater of competition between other countries.

Spokesman of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

Zabihullah Mujahid

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Kashmir: Residents face fear and uncertainty as a major security clampdown is set to paralyse the region

Campaigners on Twitter are encouraging supporters to turn their profile pictures red for Kashmir

During a recent visit to the US to meet President Donald Trump, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Iman Khan raised as a matter of urgency the need to solve the longstanding issue regarding 70 years of dispute between India and Pakistan over the Himalayan region of Kashmir.

In 1947, the partition of the Indian sub-continent by British colonialists on religious lines led to the first war between the countries over this territory ending in a ceasefire with 65% of Kashmir coming under control of the predominately Hindu India whilst the remaining area of land went to the newly formed Muslim majority country of Pakistan. This resulted in a number of militant groups forming in opposition to what they saw as “Indian occupation” some are supported by and loyal to Pakistan, others want both independence from India and separation from Pakistan’s ongoing influence.

To add to the misery of living daily life under the surveillance of thousands of troops, the people of Kashmir have suffered a long history of human rights abuses including enforced disappearances, alleged state torture, rape and extra judicial killings. Militant uprisings are common, as are curfews and a constant stream of “martyrs” funerals. Al Jazeera recently highlighted that “some 70,000 people, mostly civilians, have been killed in the last three decades of armed conflict in India-administered Kashmir.” For more information on the background to the conflict see the following article,

“A brief history of the Kashmir conflict”

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/1399992/A-brief-history-of-the-Kashmir-conflict.html

Trump who recently met with Narendra Modi claims the Indian Prime Minister asked him to consider mediating and arbitrating on Kashmir and that he was willing to do so. However, this statement was treated with some scepticism and officials in Delhi strongly denied Trump’s claim and rejected the President’s offer of assistance.

The Independent reported,

“delegates from India and the US met on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit of foreign ministers in Bangkok. S Jaishankar, the minister for external affairs from India, told his counterpart Mike Pompeo that ‘any discussion on Kashmir, if at all warranted, will only be with Pakistan and only bilaterally’”.

In recent days, observers following the politics of the region have noted the deployment of an extra 10,000 troops to Kashmir to add to the 500,000 already stationed there. Tourists have now been warned to flee after what was described as a “security alert”. On Friday some media reported that another 25,000 troops could be heading to Kashmir which is often referred to as the most militarized zone in the world.

Michel Kugelman, Deputy Director at Asia Program and South Asia senior associate at the Wilson Center tweeted,

“the biggest story in South Asia right now may be in Kashmir. Tourists have been asked to leave amid Indian troops buildups, with little clarity from Indian officials on what exactly is going on and what could be coming next. The trend lines are troubling.”

The UK government’s Foreign Office updated its advice warning against travel to Kashmir. On the 2nd August, the site stated, “Indian media reported that the Government of Jammu and Kashmir had advised tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to curtail their stay in the Kashmir Valley immediately and take necessary measures to return home as soon as possible because of security threats.”  There were also concerns over “increased threats to places visited by British nationals such as religious sites, markets, festival venues and beaches.”

Kashmiris are increasing worried as to their future with many fearing the unknown with potential threats to family life and disruption of businesses. On the one hand India is emphasising security alerts whilst Indian Express suggests mobilization of extra troops as little more than the usual increase of forces that occurs prior to each Indian Independence Day celebrations on August 15th a day resisted by many Kashmiris. No-one knows what to believe.

Alongside the security alerts, there is a further crack-down on the media with Fahad Shah Editor in Chief of the Kashmir Walla reporting on social media that Qasi Shibli, a journalist that runs the Kashmiriyat “has been detained by Jammu and Kashmir police in Anantag district” and that “he has been in custody for several days now and his family hasn’t been given any reasons for the detention”. Indian media is not widely trusted to deliver accurate reports on Kashmir so other independent outlets have taken root in the region and can be subjected to tight restrictions. Journalists walk a fine line between reporting the truth and trying to avoid being whisked away into police custody.

NDTV further added to the growing trepidation of further unrest in Kashmir by alleging there was “a massive infiltration attempt backed by the Pakistan army” and stated the following,

“Multiple attempts were made by terrorists to infiltrate into India by crossing the Line of Control between July 29 and July 31st, sources told NDTV amid a massive security build-up in Jammu and Kashmir and the deaths of 5 infiltrators.

Intelligence agencies suggest that the terrorists are attempting a massive terror attack like the one that took place in Pulwama in February, where a suicide bomber targeted a convoy of the Central Reserve Police Forces and killed 40 personnel. Intelligence agencies said allowing the Amarnath Yatra to progress at this point is untenable.”

Part of the clampdown on the daily life of Kashmiris includes the removal of social media accounts and putting local leaders under house arrest. An account claiming to be that of the Chairman All Parties Hurriyat conference, Syed Ali Geelani which was operating earlier today was yet again suspended for allegedly violating Twitter rules but not before the following message was released,

“This tweet must be taken as an SOS (Save our Souls) message to all Muslims living on this planet. If we all die and you kept quite you will be answerable to Allah the Magnificent. Indians are about to launch the biggest genocide in the history of Mankind. May Allah protect us.”

Hindustan Times reported another statement from Geelani from Hyderpora, Srinagar where he was presiding over a meeting of the Hurriyat’s Conference’s executive council where he described a “chaotic and confusing” situation that has panicked every individual. He said, “increasing the forces deployment, rumours of tampering with special provisions of state, suspension of (Amarnath) Yatra, evacuating tourists, students and yatris has created a war-like situation.” This was being felt on the streets where locals were tweeting photos of queuing to stock up on petrol and at supermarkets and cashpoints to prepare for the worst. Later photos showed empty streets, road blocks and a sea of barbed wire.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq another Separatist leader added his voice to Geelani’s saying, “as the holy month of Zilhajj begins and Eid approaching, the situation developing after the advisory to Amarnath Yatris/tourists in Kashmir, extremely concerning. Govt should speak up. Appeal. People to take courage and not panic. If there is something as in past we will face it collectively.”

Meanwhile Lord Nazir Ahmed a UK politician called for the immediate release of Yasin Malik leader of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) posting a photo saying that he was “critically ill” and requesting that Amnesty International, UN Human Rights and Human Rights Watch all declare him a prisoner of conscious.

There was other advice from the public on offer too on Twitter, the following tweet from an account supporting the Afghan Taliban stated,

“Don’t know why you guys are trying to affiliate with Pakistan. A country with no ability to retrieve the bodies of its soldiers. What can they do to separate you from India? Our hearts is beating for you people may Allah protect you Go ahead and do something for yourself.”

 

The Organization of Islamic Co-operation released the following statement in solidarity with those under threat.

OIC Expresses Concern about the Deteriorating Situation in Jammu and Kashmir

Date: 04/08/2019

The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is deeply concerned about the deteriorating situation in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir including reports of deployment of additional paramilitary forces and use of banned cluster munition by the Indian forces to target civilians.
The General Secretariat is saddened to learn about the civilian casualties resulting from ceasefire violations carried out by Indian forces across the Line of Control and expresses solidarity with the people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The OIC reiterates its call upon the international community to rise up to its responsibility for the peaceful resolution of Jammu and Kashmir dispute through the democratic method of a free and impartial plebiscite in accordance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions and aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

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The situation continues to worsen with a ban on public meetings and rallies and Indian Express reported that there would be no “movement of public and all educational institutions shall also remain closed”. In addition Al Jazeera is now reporting a suspension of mobile and internet services.

Kashmir faced similar restrictions following the killing of militant leader Burhan Wani by Indian government forces. Wani who was shot dead in South Kashmir on July 8th 2016, was the popular commander of separatist group Hizbul Mujahideen. His death led to months of protests with 120 deaths and thousands of injuries to both civilians and military personnel.

There are also concerns that in a further attempt at current control, Modi will ditch Article 35A of the Constitution which currently prohibits non-residents from buying property in Indian administered Kashmir. Any change has been opposed by political leaders on the grounds that it would change the demographics of the only Muslim majority state in India. Further information on Article 35A can be read here,

The Article of Contention: Why 35A has always been controversial”

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/why-theres-turmoil-over-article-35a-in-kashmir/articleshow/70526833.cms

Former Chief Ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah were also facing restricted movement, Abdullah tweeted, “I believe I’m being placed under house arrest from midnight tonight and the process has already started for other mainstream leaders. No way of knowing if this true but if it is then I’LL see all of you on the other side whatever is in store. Allah save us.” Mufti declared, “how ironic that elected representatives like us who fought for peace are under house arrest. The world watches as people and their voices are being muzzled in J and K. The same Kashmir that chose a secular democratic India is facing oppression of unimaginable magnitude. Wake up India.”

The situation in Kashmir is changing by the hour. The BBC has now reported the revoking of Article 370 the part of the constitution that gives Indian-administered Kashmir special status, this includes 35A. Article 370 “allowed the state a certain amount of autonomy – its own constitution, a separate flag and freedom to make laws. Foreign affairs, defence and communications remained the preserve of the central government. ” For more information see following link,

“Article 370: India strips disputed Kashmir of special status”

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-49231619

Campaigners are now running several hashtags on Twitter in support of Kashmiris including “Go Red For Kashmir” detailing the current concerns. Although many already consider Kashmir to be under occupation, the recent actions of the Modi government take this to another level. Ashok Swain, Professor of Peace and Conflict Research, Upsala, Sweden, stated,

“those claiming that the scrapping of Art370 will integrate Kashmir with India should know that the Article 370 is the one which was integrating Kashmir with India. Without it accession has become an occupation!”

Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights/WOT and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad.  She was a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize for Research 2009, and the COTT ‘Action = Life’ Human Rights Award’ for “upholding truth and justice”. She is also a survivor of US “collateral damage”.

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Broadening Political Relations of Islamic Emirate

Post via Islamic Emirate August 5th 2019

About one week earlier, a high-ranking delegation of Islamic Emirate led by the Political Deputy Mullah Baradar Akhund arrived at Indonesia on an official visit where they spent a couple of days holding meetings with government officials and religious leaders.

Indonesia is a country with the largest Muslim population in the world. On top of such a status, it is among leading countries of the Islamic world with a strong economy and robust industry. It has always played a positive role in critical international issues and Indonesian officials also have a positive outlook about Afghanistan, seeking peace and an end to all sources of conflict in our country.

The delegation of Islamic Emirate received a warm welcome by the host country upon arrival. Over the course of the next few days, they held meetings with the Vice President of the country, the Foreign Minister, a movement of scholars called Nahdlatul Ulama and the country’s top clerical body Majlis Ulama (Ulama Council). These meetings based on the spirit of Islamic brotherhood and solidarity played an important role in strengthening of bilateral relations.

Visits by officials of the Islamic Emirate to Indonesia and successful visits to China and Russia prior to this proves that the Islamic Emirate wants cordial and positive relations with people and countries of the world. But it is extremely unfortunate that extensively negative propaganda has been spread against the Islamic Emirate and it has been introduced as an insurgent and terrorist group to officials of some countries hence they remain wary of interactions. But if they hold direct meetings with the Islamic Emirate, listen to its call and policies and establish direct political relations, surely their doubts and apprehensions shall be removed and they will recognize the Islamic Emirate as a true representative of the Afghan nation.

As the United States is directly interacting with the Islamic Emirate and arrangements for intra-Afghan dialogue to find a peaceful resolution are underway therefore those countries of the region and the world that miscalculated the Islamic Emirate or held unwarranted enmity and some even went as far as viewing them as a terrorist organization and joined international alliances against them, it is high time for them to reassess their policy towards the Islamic Emirate by taking into consideration the prevailing situation. In order to understand the Islamic Emirate and its aims, they must begin direct interactions with their political representatives. It is hoped that through such meetings all their doubts will be removed and no reason shall remain for their unilateral animosity.

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Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights/WOT and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad.  She was a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize for Research 2009, and the COTT ‘Action = Life’ Human Rights Award’ for “upholding truth and justice”. She is also a survivor of US “collateral damage”.

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War crimes of the foreign occupying forces and their internal mercernaries (July 2019)

Post via Islamic Emirate August 4th 2019

On Monday 1st July, four civilian people were martyred in an indiscriminate drone strike of the foreign invaders in ‘Deh-i-Yak’ area near the center of Farah province.

On Tuesday 2nd July, two civilians were martyred while heavy financial losses were inflicted on the local people during a raid of the joint enemy forces in ‘Zarghun Shahr’ area of ‘Mohammad Agha’ district in Logar province. Similarly ‘Aabjosh’ area in ‘Charkh’ district of this province was also raided by the foreign invaders, in which main gates of several houses were blasted in bombs, while three innocent villagers were martyred and six more were taken away as prisoners.

On Wednesday 3rd July, ‘Gari Bazaar’ area in ‘Dehrawod’ district of Uruzgan province was raided by the foreign occupying forces and their internal mercenaries, in which civilian houses were thoroughly searched out, several innocent people were badly beaten and tortured, while ninety three shops were put on fire.

On Friday 5th July, two children were martyred while three others were injured in the indiscriminate heavy shelling of the internal forces in ‘Jag Urgur’ area of ‘Chakmani’ district in Paktia province.

On Friday 5th July, two civilian countrymen were martyred in two separate drone strikes of the foreign invaders in ‘Koke’ area of ‘Shindand’ district in Herat province.

On Friday 5th July, ‘Mohammado’ village of ‘Gardan Masjid’ area in ‘Chak’ district of ‘Maidan Wardak’ province was raided by the joint enemy forces, in which five civilian countrymen were martyred while heavy financial losses were inflicted on the local people.

On Saturday 6th July, two civilian countrymen were martyred during a raid of the foreign occupying forces and their internal mercenaries in ‘Ghalimolagh’ area of ‘Ghormach’ district in Badghis province.

On Saturday 6th July, two medical doctors on duty (named Dr. Gul Mohammad and Dr. Musa Khan) were martyred in an indiscriminate drone strike of the foreign invaders in the ‘Old Clinic’ of ‘Shilgar’ district in ‘Spanda’ area near the center of Ghazni province.

On Sunday 7th July, a village Mulla Imam (named Moulavi Ahmad) and another whitebeard aged villager were martyred in a blind drone strike of the foreign occupying forces in the suburbs of ‘Pirzada’ village near the center of Ghazni province.

On Monday 8th July, a civilian house in ‘Kutub Khail’ village of ‘Dand Shahbuddin’ area in Baghlan province became the target of a blind drone strike of the foreign invaders, in which seven members of one and the same family were ruthlessly martyred. People brought the dead bodies to ‘Pul-i-Khumri’ (the capital city) and blocked the main ‘Pul-i-Khumri’-Mazar road for traffic as protest against this carnage.

On Monday 8th July, two civilian people were martyred in an indiscriminate drone strike of the foreign invaders in ‘Dinak Karaiz’ of ‘Sangchal’ area in ‘Shindand’ district of Herat province.

On Monday 8th July, a local health clinic in ‘Saidan’ village of ‘Tangi’ area in ‘Chak’ district of ‘Maidan Wardak’ province was raided by the foreign occupying forces and their internal mercenaries, in which four civilian people including two doctors were ruthlessly martyred, and another specialist doctor was incarcerated, while medical facilities and other equipment of the clinic were all burnt to ashes.

On Wednesday 10th July, six members of one and the same family were martyred and wounded in the indiscriminate mortar shelling of the internal forces in ‘Muhib Khail’ village of ‘Tagab’ district in Kapisa province.

On Wednesday 10th July, the only health clinic near the center of ‘Bakwa’ district in Farah province was raided by the foreign invaders and their internal mercenaries. In this brutal raid, medical facilities and ambulance of the clinic were put on fire, while significant amount of valuables were stolen from the nearby civilian shops.

On Wednesday 10th July, a Toyota model civilian vehicle (locally called ‘Saracha’) was hit in a blind drone strike of the foreign invaders in ‘Bagu’ village of ‘Shilgar’ district in Ghazni province, in which three civilian people were ruthlessly martyred. Similarly, an innocent youth while grazing his sheep was martyred in another indiscriminate drone strike of the foreign occupying forces in ‘Ismail Kablu’ village of the same area.

On Thursday 11th July, two innocent villagers were martyred in the random shelling of the internal forces in ‘Qala Ragh’ area of ‘Chora’ district in Uruzgan province.

On Friday 12th July, six civilian countrymen were injured in the random heavy shelling of the unrestrained ‘Sanguri’ Arbaki militiamen in ‘Kashmir Abad’ area of ‘Pashtun Zarghun’ district in Herat province.

On Friday 12th July, four civilian people were ruthlessly martyred when their Toyota model car (locally called ‘Saracha’) was hit by a blind drone strike of the foreign occupying forces in ‘Dewal-i-Surkh Bazaar’ area in ‘Gulistan’ district of Farah province.

On Friday 12th July, six women and children were martyred and wounded while significant amount of valuables were stolen from homes during a raid of foreign occupying forces and their internal mercenaries in ‘Siya Jungle’ area of ‘Bala Buluk’ district in Farah province.

On Saturday 13th July, two innocent villagers were martyred while another one was injured by the internal forces in ‘Tangi’ area of ‘Ahmad Khail’ district in Paktia province.

On Saturday 13th July, civilian houses in Laghar, Kamal Khail, Chupan and Buland Khail villages in ‘Jughatu’ district of ‘Maidan Wardak’ province were raided by the joint enemy forces, in which main gates of several houses were blasted by bombs; livestock were shot dead, and eventually seven civilian people including four brothers were ruthlessly martyred.

On Sunday 14th July, two innocent villagers were martyred by the notorious Arbaki militiamen in ‘Dahan-i-Jurab’ village in ‘Guzargah-i-Noor’ district of Baghlan province.

On Sunday 14th July, twenty three innocent people including women and children were ruthlessly martyred by the joint enemy forces in ‘Khalch’ area of ‘Gizab’ district in Daikundi province.

On Monday 15th July, a student (named Himatullah) of ‘Shaheed Akhtar Mohammad Secondary School’ in ‘Zarghun Shahr’ area of ‘Mohammad Agha’ district in Logar province was martyred by the internal forces. Similarly, two more civilian people were martyred while nine others were injured in the random heavy shelling of the internal forces in the same area.

On Monday 15th July, two civilian countrymen were martyred in the random mortar shelling of the internal forces in the central area of ‘Tagab’ district in ‘Kapisa’ province.

On Monday 15th July, local people were attending the exegesis of the Holy Quran when it was indiscriminately bombed by the American fighters in ‘Kamal Khail’ area near the center of Logar province. In this brutal attack, the mosque was completely destroyed, in which, twenty four civilian countrymen were martyred while ten more were injured.

On Monday 15th July, a whitebeard aged scholar (Moulavi Allah Dad Sakhawi)) was ruthlessly martyred by the local notorious Arbaki militiamen in the outskirts of ‘Qirqin’ district in Jowzjan province.

On Tuesday 16th July, five civilian countrymen were martyred while seven more were injured in the indiscriminate bombing of the joint enemy forces in ‘Aab Kumri’ district of Badghis province.

On Wednesday 17th July, a student and a peasant were martyred by the unrestrained Arbaki militiamen in ‘Rawi’ area of ‘Do Aab’ district in Samangan province. Similarly, a day later, a woman was martyred in the random shelling of the internal forces in ‘Hajian’ village of ‘Tagab’ district in this province.

On Wednesday 17th July, a gathering of local civilian people was attacked in a blind drone strike of the foreign invaders in ‘Miyan Dasht’ area of ‘Musa Kala’ district in Helmand province, in which seventeen civilian countrymen were ruthlessly martyred. Most of these people had come from nearby areas in search of daily labor.

On Wednesday 17th July, eight civilian people were martyred in an indiscriminate drone strike of the foreign invaders in ‘Gandam Raiz’ area of ‘Kajaki’ district in Helmand province. These people had come from ‘Maidan Wardak’ province in search of livelihood.

On Thursday 18th July, two innocent civilians were martyred while nine others were detained and taken away as prisoners during a raid of internal forces in ‘Shatak’ village of ‘Musahi’ district in Kabul province.

On Thursday 18th July, three civilian people were martyred while three others were incarcerated during a raid of the internal forces in ‘Kaku Khail’ and ‘Karso’ areas in ‘Surkh-Road’ district of Nangarhar province.

On Friday 19th July, two women and three children were martyred in the indiscriminate bombing of the foreign occupying forces in ‘Akazo’ area of ‘Murghab’ district in Badghis province. Similarly, a woman and a man were injured when a house was bombed in ‘Khoja’ area of the above district.

On Saturday 20th July, a civilian was martyred while another one was injured when a civilian compound was put on fire by the internal forces in ‘Koh-i-Sayyad’ area of ‘Shirin Tagab’ district in Faryab province.

On Saturday 20th July, two civilian brothers were ruthlessly martyred during a brutal raid of the internal forces in ‘Chamtali’ area of ‘Surkh-Road’ district in Nangarhar province.

On Sunday 21st July, five women and four children were martyred while six people were wounded when a large tent of nomads was indiscriminately bombed by the foreign occupying forces in ‘Dasht-i-Khak’ area of ‘Baraki Barak’ district in Logar province.

On Sunday 21st July, two women were martyred in the random mortar shelling of ‘Khan Abad’ area in ‘Chaharbolak’ district of Balkh province.

On Tuesday 23rd July, two civilian houses were damaged in the indiscriminate bombing of the foreign invaders in ‘Joi-Ganj’ area of ‘Murghab’ district in Badghis province, in which, a civilian (named Abdul Wahhab) was martyred while two children were injured.

On Tuesday 23rd July, a house was destroyed in a blind drone strike of the foreign invaders in ‘Asia Khan’ area of ‘Chamtal’ district in Balkh province, in which a man and a woman were martyred.

On Thursday 25th July, Kandalaghu, Lagharju, Marawradar and Logaru villages in ‘Qara Bagh’ district of Ghazni province were raided by the joint enemy forces, in which a mosque was demolished while three civilian people were ruthlessly martyred.

On Friday 26th July, a number of civilian houses, a madrassa and a mosque were destroyed while significant financial losses were inflicted on the local people by the foreign occupying forces and their internal mercenaries in ‘Karaizak’ area of ‘Pusht-i-Koh’ district in Farah province.

On Saturday 27th July, four civilian countrymen were martyred when a transport vehicle was attacked by the foreign invaders in ‘Rigi’ area of ‘Jwand’ district in Badghis province.

On Sunday 28th July, civilian houses, a mosque and a madrassa were raided by the internal forces in ‘Qamchak’ and ‘Dashtak’ areas in ‘Siya-Gard’ district of Parwan province. In this raid, the mosque, madrassa and some civilian houses were blasted in bombs, in which seventeen civilian people were martyred while several more were injured. Similarly, thirty innocent people were taken away as prisoners by the forces while leaving the area.

On Sunday 28th July, three children were martyred while two more were injured in the random mortar shelling of the internal forces in the outskirts of ‘Bala Baluk’ district in Farah province.

On Monday 29th July, three civilian people were martyred and injured in the random artillery shelling of the internal forces in ‘Piwo’ area of ‘Bala Buluk’ district in Farah province. Similarly, three more civilians were martyred in a separate incident when their hatchback vehicle (locally called ‘Saracha’) was hit in a blind drone strike of the foreign invaders in the same area.

On Monday 29th July, three civilian people were martyred in the indiscriminate bombing of the joint enemy forces in ‘Zartali’ and ‘Shinghuli’ areas of ‘Dehrawod’ district of Uruzgan province.

On Tuesday 30th July, six civilian countrymen were martyred and two more were injured, while a lyceum (a higher secondary school) and three houses were demolished during a raid of the foreign occupying forces and their internal mercenaries in ‘Gandamak’ area of ‘Shirzad’ district in Nangarhar province.

On Tuesday 30th July, six children and women were martyred an injured in the random mortar shelling of the internal forces in ‘Doon’ area of ‘Gurziwan’ district in Faryab province.

On Tuesday 30th July, six civilian countrymen were ruthlessly martyred in a brutal and indiscriminate drone strike of the foreign invaders in ‘Nahr-i-Siraj Pohantun’ area of ‘Greshk’ district in Helmand province.

Sources: (BBC, Radio Liberty, The Afghan Islamic News Agency; Pazwak, Khabaryal, Larawbar, Nunn.Asia and Benawa websites.)

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Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights/WOT and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad.  She was a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize for Research 2009, and the COTT ‘Action = Life’ Human Rights Award’ for “upholding truth and justice”. She is also a survivor of US “collateral damage”.

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Message of Islamic Emirate regarding the Martyrdom of Farah Governor Mullah Fazal Rahman

Post via Islamic Emirate August 3rd 2019

In the series of sacrifices in the cause to Allah, the governor of the Islamic Emirate for Farah province, the martyr Mullah Fazlal Rahman (Mullah Mashar Akhund) attained the lofty status of martyrdom last night in a cowardly airstrike of American invaders, surely to Allah we belong and to Him shall we return.

Allah (SwT) says:

الله تعالی فرمايي: مِّنَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ رِجَالٌ صَدَقُوا مَا عَاهَدُوا اللَّـهَ عَلَيْهِ فَمِنْهُم مَّن قَضَى نَحْبَهُ وَمِنْهُم مَّن يَنتَظِرُ  وَمَا بَدَّلُوا تَبْدِيلًا ﴿٢٣﴾ الاحزاب

Among the believers are men who have been true to their covenant with Allah [have gone out for Jihad and turned not their backs to the disbelievers], of them some have fulfilled their obligation [been martyred] and some are waiting, but they have never changed in the least. (Al-Ahzab : 23)

Mullah Fazal Rahman was one of the most astute, courageous and valorous leaders of the Islamic Emirate who bore great and unforgettable hardships for the cause of Allah.

Martyrdom is an honor for us. The great foundation of the Islamic Emirate is built upon the blood of such devout and heroic martyrs and it shall continue to be irrigated with their blood, Allah willing.

We extend our heartfelt condolences about the martyrdom of Mullah Fazal Rahman (Mullah Mashar Akhund) to our nation, Mujahidin of Farah province and all his close friends, relatives and family members.

With the blessing of such selfless sacrifices Allah (SwT) shall cleanse Afghanistan from occupation, eliminate corruption and establish Islamic governance upon methodology of the Prophethood.

The Islamic Emirate reminds the cowardly enemy that martyrdom in the path of Allah is one of the greatest aspiration in the lives for every senior and junior member of the Emirate. We shall not tire of sacrificing and martyrdom shall not hinder us from our righteous path. Rather our aspirations shall become even more precious and we shall continue to strive in our Jihad with an even greater fervor and perseverance, Allah willing.

Your calculation of benefiting or achieving your objectives through the martyrdom of our leaders is wrong. The experience of the past years has proven that the martyrdom of our leaders has failed to weaken our Jihadic ranks. On the contrary, it has become a reason for further divine help from Allah and strengthening our our Jihadi zeal and morale.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

02/12/1440 Hijri Lunar

12/05/1398 Hijri Solar                  03/08/2019 Gregorian

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Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights/WOT and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad.  She was a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize for Research 2009, and the COTT ‘Action = Life’ Human Rights Award’ for “upholding truth and justice”. She is also a survivor of US “collateral damage”.

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Remarks by Spokesman of Islamic Emirate regarding report published by UNAMA

Post via Islamic Emirate July 30th 2019

Today UNAMA published a report in Kabul highlighting civilian casualties in the first six months of this year.

Even thought UNAMA did point out that a large portion of civilian casualties have been caused by American airstrikes and night raids in the first half of this year however they failed to publish the true extent of casualties.

Similarly, the percentage of civilian casualties attributed to the Islamic Emirate is also of full glaring holes and rejected by us.

An active department for the prevention of civilian casualties is operating on behalf of the Islamic Emirate that thoroughly investigates every civilian casualty incident and prevents its reoccurrence. Moreover, no attack has been deliberately or specifically carried out against a civilian target.

Yet the report by UNAMA has still falsely attributed 38% of all civilian casualties to the Islamic Emirate.

UNAMA report has attributed attacks to the Islamic Emirate that have been rejected by us at the time of occurrence.

Additionally, individuals that are working in enemy ranks and actively supporting the enemy in military and intelligence departments have been given a civilian status.

On the other hand, the invaders responsible for 80% of civilian casualties and directly involved in or playing a supporting role in every civilian casualty incident, have only been blamed for 18% of total losses which is clear injustice as witnessed by our entire nation.

The Islamic Emirate advises all humanitarian and right organizations including UNAMA that effective steps for the prevention of civilian casualties can only be taken when a thorough investigation is carried out about each incident, real perpetrators as requirements demand are highlighted and a humanitarian issue such as civilian casualties is kept separate from politics.

Spokesman of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

Zabihullah Mujahid

27/11/1440 Hijri Lunar

08/05/1398 Hijri Solar                   30/07/2019 Gregorian

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Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights/WOT and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad.  She was a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize for Research 2009, and the COTT ‘Action = Life’ Human Rights Award’ for “upholding truth and justice”. She is also a survivor of US “collateral damage”.

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