Alisher Shahir

Ali Sher Shahir is a reporter for reporterly and is based in Kabul.

Several Parties are Okay with the “Interim Government” Idea.  How Reasonable is it for Afghanistan?
Several Parties are Okay with the “Interim Government” Idea. How Reasonable is it for Afghanistan?

Modification of the electoral system whilst replacement of the Commissioners, the conduction of the Loya Jirga...

15 Nov 2018
Awakened Community: How an Unexpected Protest Lit Up at the Heart of Kabul
Awakened Community: How an Unexpected Protest Lit Up at the Heart of Kabul

All the young people who had common pain at the bottom of their hearts for losing their loved...

12 Nov 2018
Challenges of 2019 Presidential Elections: Why Electoral Observers Demand a Hassle-Free Elections?
Challenges of 2019 Presidential Elections: Why Electoral Observers Demand a Hassle-Free Elections?

The presidential candidates' registration will start on January 14 and will continue until the January 29 2019...

6 Nov 2018
Claims of Intervention by Government Officials in Parliamentary Elections: Will the IEC present a Satisfactory Result to the People?
Claims of Intervention by Government Officials in Parliamentary Elections: Will the IEC present a Satisfactory Result to the People?

Officials from the Afghan Independent Elections Commission (IEC) said at a news conference in Kabul...

24 Oct 2018
Surge in Candidate-Targeted Terror Attacks: 5 months, 36 security incidents and 8 dead candidates
Surge in Candidate-Targeted Terror Attacks: 5 months, 36 security incidents and 8 dead candidates

Since the beginning of the registration process for Afghan parliamentary elections in April this year,...

14 Oct 2018
Electoral Deadlock in Ghazni: A Compromise with Laws?
Electoral Deadlock in Ghazni: A Compromise with Laws?

The Second Vice President, Sarwar Danish, has called on the people and elders of Ghazni...

10 Oct 2018
In a Great Stride for Transparent Elections, Electoral Observers Receive Funding
In a Great Stride for Transparent Elections, Electoral Observers Receive Funding

Last week in an interview with Khabarnama, electoral observer bodies expressed that they could not...

8 Oct 2018
An Election with No Observers: The Case of Dearth of Funds for Observers
An Election with No Observers: The Case of Dearth of Funds for Observers

The existence and absence of these institutions, in my opinion, will not have a significant impact on elections...

4 Oct 2018
Insurgency and Low Turnout: In-depth View of Tense Elections Atmosphere in Farah
Insurgency and Low Turnout: In-depth View of Tense Elections Atmosphere in Farah

The process of voter registration in each province of Afghanistan is full of challenges and...

3 Oct 2018
The Happenings at Zakhilwal’s House: Pashtun Politicians’ Struggle for Single Nominee
The Happenings at Zakhilwal’s House: Pashtun Politicians’ Struggle for Single Nominee

Seven potential Pashtun candidates for Afghanistan's upcoming presidential election held their second meeting on Thursday...

2 Oct 2018