Documenting Victims Killed by Iran’s Government, NED Grantee Provides...

Even before their father—an Iranian lawyer and democracy activist—was assassinated, allegedly by the agents of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1991, Ladan and Roya Boroumand had dedicated their lives to...

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November 03, 2020

NED Mourns Victims of Kabul University Attack

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is shocked and saddened by the attack claimed by the Islamic State yesterday at Kabul University that killed 22 people, most of them students, and wounded 27 others....

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Women’s Critical Role in Preserving Afghanistan’s Democratic Progress

The peace negotiations that began in September 2020 between the Afghan government and the Taliban represent a critical moment in the country’s almost four decades of conflict. Civil society organizations...

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September 03, 2020

Afghanistan ‘ArtLords’ Use Street Art for Change

Grantee Spotlight: ArtLords A maze of thick barricades proliferate Kabul to shield civilians from suicide bombers, car bombs, and other attacks that Afghans have suffered for decades. Turning streets into concrete...

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