Arman monthly

First published in October 2002 Arman Monthly was the longest running Afghan printed media in Australia before ceasing publication in July 2019.  It was printed on the first Monday of each month with a readership base of several thousands. For nearly eighteen years it was a valuable source of news, information, and feature articles as …

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Associations: disassociation and fragmentation

Tameem Moslih (Hekmat Herawi) To the informed observer, the proliferation of Associations within the Afghan Australian community in the last decade or so stands out as an achievement of sorts. Across the main states in Australia, there are numerous Associations. Some of these include the following: Hazara Association in Victoria, Nawaei Farhang, Afghan Australian Association …

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The Hazaras – indigenous people and the key to national unity

By Tameem Hekmat Herawi Moslih Afghanistan is a land inhabited by numerous peoples from diverse ethnic backgrounds. The tapestry of this multi-ethnic land includes Uzbek, Pashtun, Hazara, Tajiks, Baluch, and various other groups. At an ideological level, the people of Afghanistan overwhelmingly share a single religion, namely Islam in its Sunni and Shia variations. There …

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