September 25, the Day of Remembrance of Hazara Genocide

Sept 25, Hazara Genocide Remembrance Day

September 25th marks a somber anniversary in Hazara history — a day stained by the horrors of the past. On this fateful day in 1893, Amir Abdul-Rahman’s forces launched a brutal assault on the last bastion of Hazara resistance in Uruzgan, Afghanistan. Men were mercilessly slaughtered, and women were captured, with one notable exception – […]

The Situation of the Hazaras During the Second Year of the Taliban Rule

Bolaq Report - Situation of Hazaras During Second Year of Taliban Rule

August 15, 2023 Bolaq Analysts Network (BAN) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental research and advocacy organization that publishes comprehensive and unbiased research on Afghanistan’s various social, political, and economic issues. This organization is registered in the United States. We monitor the situation in Afghanistan and document the conduct of the Taliban visa-vis the people of […]

A Decade in Limbo – The Situation of Afghanistan Refugees in Indonesia

A decade in limbo

A Decade in Limbo is a story of the people who have been living in Indonesia for up to 10 years. There are more ten thousand people from Afghanistan, about seven thousand being Hazaras. They range from toddlers to senior adults. They are mostly registered with UNHCR and IOM and waiting for a third country […]

Afghanistan: The Situation of Hazaras During One Year of Taliban Rule

Title Image - One Year Taliban Rule - English

A year past since the reemergence of the Taliban in Afghanistan. It has been a disastrous year for the people of Afghanistan especially the women, the Hazaras, as well as the religious minorities. A totalitarian regime has taken power in the country where every sign of progress is undermined and the achievements of the last […]

Afghanistan: A Land with Little Justice

It has been four decades since Afghanistan has been gripped with great insecurity, violence and uncertainty. Since 2001 when the US, NATO and countries outside NATO entered Afghanistan, the country has been a battle ground between the international forces and the Taliban and later ISIS, supported by local states.  Due to reasons unbeknown to us, […]