Freelance journalist and Editor. Write and read mostly about Afghanistan, International Relations and Human Rights
Latest posts by Nicole Valentini
How fake news and misinformation are stirring ethnic tensions in Afghanistan
"The truth is that the image circulating is fake. It belongs to Wakil Kohsar and was taken in 2016, two years ago."
How negligence helped the Taliban plunge one of Afghanistan's last peaceful regions into chaos
Local sources in Malistan and Jaghori told Global Voices that F-16s flew over the skies for days without intervening.
Pakistan's under-threat minorities have found their voice. But will the state listen?
"I cried today after seeing this post. It is the seventh day of a sit-in in Quetta against unlawful terrorism...and yet nothing has changed."
Rejected by Australia and Condemned to Detention in Indonesia, Refugees Protest Life in Limbo
"Australian NGOs have denounced this 'Indonesian Solution', arguing that their government is paying Jakarta “hundreds of millions of dollars to detain and warehouse asylum seekers."
Ex-Refugee Who Slept Rough in Rome Now Runs Several Businesses, Dreams of Rebuilding Afghanistan
"I want to invest in Afghanistan, I have never forgotten my country and I can’t live happily, knowing that my people are suffering."
Afghanistan's Government Stood by as Militants Unleashed Hell on a Hazara Village
The capture of Mirzaolang by Taliban-led militants is the latest shocking brutality inflicted on the long-suffering ethnic group.
The Return of the Butcher of Kabul: What Does It Mean for Peace in Afghanistan?
Global Voices spoke with activist, journalist and author Akram Gizabi about the potential implications of warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's return to the domestic political fold.