May 22, 2015, PAN: Unidentified men lobbed hand grenade on a wedding party in the Ankhoy district of northern Faryab province, leaving 15 persons, with some of them critically wounded, the district chief said on Friday. Sultan Sanjar told Pajhwok Afghan News that the wedding ceremony of the son of Noor Mohammad, director revenue of the district, was attacked with a hand grenade in the Qorghan area.
May 21, 2015, The Killid Group: Sixty percent of Afghan workers are jobless, and those who are employed rarely have the assurance of regular working hours in a safe environment. Maroof Qaderi, the head of the Labour Union of Afghanistan says ILO (International Labour Organisation) and CSO (Central Statistic Office) figures show 12 million people qualify as workers in the country.
May 20, 2015, The Guardian: Eleven police officers have been sentenced to one year in prison for their role in the mob lynching of a woman in Kabul that caused outrage in Afghanistan and abroad. A primary court judge found the officers guilty of dereliction of duty, while acquitting another eight due to lack of evidence. The verdict has exasperated Afghans who had hoped to see the government make political strides in defence of women’s rights.
May 19, 2015, Al Jazeera: At least five people have been killed by a bomb in the parking lot of Afghanistan’s justice ministry building in Kabul, according to several officials. Reuters news agency confirmed citing Sediq Sediqqi, spokesperson for the interior ministry, that five people were dead and several more wounded in Tuesday’s blast.
May 19, 2015, Spiegel Online: His war only lasted from one dawn to the next. When the sun rose for the second time over the Syrian city of Aleppo, Murad, a farmer from Afghanistan, was still cowering on the second floor of the house he was supposed to defend to the death. That, at least, is what his Iranian officer had ordered him to do.