By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:23/10/2018
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Tuesday denied kidnapping 18 voters and killing two others in western Farah province after local residents alleged so. Local residents accused the Taliban of killing t... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:20/10/2018
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Many people in western Farah province said they did not find their names on voter lists at polling stations they visited on Saturday. Pajhwok reporter met with dozens of people at polling stat... Read More
By: Humayoon Zaheen , Date:13/09/2015
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Five days of clashes between security forces and insurgents have displaced hundreds of families in Khak-i-Safed district of western Farah province, officials said on Monday. The gun b... Read More

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Fraud Tazkeras distributed for rigging in one of the polling stations in Farah province during 2018 Wolesi Jirga elections

Election shouldn't be held in areas where monitors can’t go By: Ali Muhammad Nazari (March 30, 2014) Senator Gul Ahmad azami provincial candidate in Farah Lack of security is the major challenge to held a transparent election in Farah province. majority of districts in this province is suffering high security threat and moreover 53 polling stations will be closed on elections day due to insecurity. He told to pajhwok: we have hired monitors for overall polling stations which was announced by IEC, in advance government should provide security for the monitors of election on election days.

KABUL (Pajhwok): The governor of northwestern Badghis province on Tuesday promised concrete steps would be taken to ensure security for the April 5 presidential and provincial elections.
In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Ahmadullah Alizai said an effective security plan was being prepared to ensure peaceful conduct of the election.
Government officials would not be allowed to use the state machinery for or against any candidate, he said, adding seven of 44 polling stations in the province were under security.

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials on Saturday said 53 of the 227 polling stations in western Farah province faced a high security threat.
IEC regional chief, Mirwais Azizi, told Pajhwok Afghan News the polling stations in Bala Baluk, Gulistan, Bakwa, Khaki Safid and Pusht Rod districts could not be opened.

Pajhwok Afghan News Special Mines Page |

During the last decade, civil society organizations have flourished in Farah province manifold.
The formally registered civil society organizations help provide services to the people in the field of social, economic and culture.
 1-        Afghan Women Rescue Organization:
The Afghan Women Rescue Organization is founded by Sherin Faizi in 2005. The organization strives to help facilitate people in economic and social related issues.
Contact No: 0799604477
2-         Farah Teachers’ Union:

FARAH CITY (PAN): Residents of Farah province complained of growing insecurity, demanding the government to adopt measures to tighten security and law and order.
However, officials of Farah said security had been improved in the province as compared to the past.
Hamidullah Rehman, secretary of teachers association and a civil society activist told Pajhwok Afghan News security was going deteriorated by each passing day with people did not feel themselves secured even in the capital city.

FARAH CITY (PAN): A large number of rehabilitation projects have been implemented in Farah province but some direly needed projects cannot be implemented, resident said.
Officials said massive development was done in the province during the last decade in Farah including the construction of 112 building for schools, vegetable super market, sport complex, custom building, 3,000 dug-wells, military installations and 4,500 kilometers road.


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By: Pajhwok R... , Date:20/10/2018

Many Farah voters say their names missing

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Taliban slay 2 Farah voters, hold 18 more hostage

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Farah protesters demand swift election results
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Days of clashes di...

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Sherzai supporters switch sides in Farah

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