UNAMA Receives Petition On Hizb-e-Islami’s Hekmatyar – TOLO News

UNAMA said in a statement on Thursday it had received a petition requesting justice for victims of crime allegedly committed by Hekmatyar.

On Thursday afternoon, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) received a petition requesting justice for the victims of crimes allegedly committed by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of the Hizb-e-Islami party.

In a press statement issued by UNAMA on Thursday, it said it has welcomed agreements that contribute to a reduction of violence in Afghanistan towards allowing Afghans to live in peace with each other, and remains encouraged by the progress in the implementation of the agreement between the government of Afghanistan and Hezb-i-Islami Gulbuddin.

“In this context, the United Nations maintains that attention to human rights is of critical importance, and that the promotion and protection of human rights is a key component of genuine and lasting peace. The United Nations views transitional justice and reconciliation as fundamental,” read… Read More on Tolo News