Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration Programme (APRP)
|Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration Programme (APRP)
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Peace and Reintegration Programme (APRP IRP)
More than 3,000 Taliban militants, around 700 of them in Herat according to the government officials, have joined the government backed peace process over the past one year, a claim rejected by the Taliban outfit as baseless.(20121103)
An official of NATO in Afghanistan on 20120516 said that 4,400 insurgents had so far joined the Insurgency Reintegration Programme (IRP) since its launch in 2009.
Syed Anwar Ahmadti, governor of Sar-e Pol, said more than 600 insurgents had joined the government in his province in 2011 and confirmed that 200 had subsequently been judged fraudulent.
Sceptics allege the "insurgents" are in some cases only local men who are rounded up and given old weapons to hand in, so that local officials can appear efficient while also raking off a share of the reintegration money. (20120214)
Twenty Taliban fighters under Mawlawi Fazlulllah gave up fighting and joined the government-backed peace process. Mawlawi Fazlulllah had served as key Taliban commander in Badakhshan province and was involved in anti- government activities, mostly in Shahr-e-Buzarg district over the past couple of years.(20120418)
Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Fatah along with nine of his men joined peace process in Argo district of Badakhshan Province (210120730)
A total of 30 Taliban, including their commander Mullah Sohbaat, renounce violence and joined the peace and reconciliation process in Shahri Buzurg district of Badakhshan Province (20120915)
Armed Taliban led by Mawlawi Imamuddin said they had abandoned war and are interested to join peace process to attend reconstruction of the county, Shahr-e-Bozurg district chief, Shir Ali told said. (20121120)
In Badghis, some men were from the Bala Murghab district were accompanied by their commander Abdullah. Since March 2011, 782 armed men have joined the government peace process in the same province.(20110811)
A eight-member group led by Mullah Mahmud was active against the government in Maqur district Badghis Province. It surrendered a machine gun, a rocket launcher and four other weapons. (20110605)
A group of 11 insurgents led by commander Mullah Amanullah joined the government-initiated peace process in northwestern Badghis province (20110907)
In Baghlan the locally known robber Baba Abedin is said to have joined the previous reintegration programme four times, pocketing financial incentives each time. (20111110)
Fifty fighters of Heszb-i-Islami Afghanistan, led by Gulbadin Hekmatyar, have jointed the peace process in the northern province of Baghlan. Led by Daud, Hafiz, Najib and Nadir, the groups were active in Baghlan-i-Markazi district. (20120119)
22 Taliban insurgents led by Mullah Yasin and commander Naem were active against government for sometime in Kokchenar village of Baghlan-e-Markazi district and joined the peace process. (20120318)
A 20-member group of Taliban, including their commanders commander Besmillah, Mullah Adel and Commander Joma Khan Sarkhaki have renounced violence and joined the peace process in Baghlan-e-Markazi district (20120125).
Twenty six Taliban fighters under Mullah Imam gave up fighting and handed over their weapons to authorities in Borka district (20120411)
Twenty Taliban fighters under Mullah Sayed Ahmad who were active in Nahrin district over the past couple of years gave up fighting. (20121129)
A Taliban group under Qari Zafarullah composed of 14 fighters laid down arms they were active in Jirga district.(20130113)
14 armed militants handed over their weapons to police. The group commander Mohammad Reza in his short speech called on government to accelerate reconstruction process and create job oppurtunities.(20130421)
More than 100 militants vowed to give up violence and joined the Afghan peace process in northern Balkh province on 20111018. The men were active in Chemtal Chimtal and Char Bolak districts of Balkh province fighting against government Gen. Esmatullah Alizai, Balkh police chief, said. Led by Commander Nangyalay, the rebels also surrendered 60 weapons.(20111018)
A 12-member rebel group joined peace process in the Nahr-i-Shahi district of northern Balkh province, an official said on Wednesday. Led by commander Sardar, the individuals surrendered in the Afghania town of the district. (20111130)
Led by regional Taliban commander Mullah Naqibullah an 18-member militant group joined the reconciliation programme in the Chahar Bolak district of Balkh province. (20120712)
16 Taliban, including their commander Amir Gul, give up fighting. The former militants were active in Dihdadi district. (20130220)
A 20-member rebel group led by Mullah Nooruddin Mullah Abdul Ghafar has joined the peace process in western Farah province. The fighters had been active in Bakwah, Bala Baluk and Gulistan districts. (20120202)
A 11-member group of militants, lead by Mullah Yar Mohammad, surrendered to the government in the Khak-i-Safed district of Farah province.(20120527)
A 7 member group of armed insurgents led by commander Qader joined to peace process in Faryab province (20111213).
Around 100 armed insurgents under Mullah Abdul Karim gave up fighting and joined the peace process in the provincial capital Chighcheran city this afternoon (20120528)
Fifty-five insurgents, including their commander Fazal Haq, turned in their weapons to security forces. The surrendering elements had been active in Dulina district over the past five years. (20120531)
Thirty insurgents joined the government-initiated peace process in western Ghor province, taking the number of militants surrendering 2012 to 14 groups comprised of 300 men. Led by Mullah Abdul Karim, Mullah Zarif and Mohammad Musa, the former fighters reconciled with the government in Shahrak and Charsadda districts. (20120802)
Mullah Ferooz and Mullah Abdullah (two senior commanders of Taliban) with their 24 men joined to peace process in Ghoor province. Mullah Ferooz and Mullah Abdullah operated against government forces in Doulena and Shahrak districts of Ghor Ghowr province. (20130209)
Abdul Sattar from Kajaki District shunned the insurgency as a result of efforts by the governor. Seven AK-47 assault rifles, one rocket-propelled grenade, a walkie-talkie, and a motorbike were turned over to the security personnel.(20120108)
Twelve armed insurgents under Mullah Abdul Salam Dilawar handed over their weapons to security authorities in Adraskan district and joined the peace process (20111127)
A 10-member insurgent group laid down its weapons and surrendered to government in western Herat province on Wednesday, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement. The men and their commander, Mullah Gul Ahmad, are from the Adraskan District of Herat province, the statement said.(20111214)
30 irresponsible armed men joined the peace process in Obea district of Herat province (20111228)
A commander named Arbab Malik joined the Afghan peace process along with his eight associates in a ceremony attended by Herat governor Dr. Daud Shah Saba and provincial police chief Colonel Sayed Agha Saqib and other provincial officials in Chesht district of the province. The individuals have also submitted their arms to the police in the province. Nearly 400 armed Taliban have so far surrendered in Herat province.(20120108)
A 14-member group of Taliban fighters, including their commander Mullah Basir Ahmad, has renounced violence and joined the government in Shindand district of Herat province Tuesday morning (20120110)
Thirty more Taliban rebels surrendered in the Afghanistan's western province of Herat on 20120130, including their commander namely Mullah Abdullah Charsy. They have renounced violence and joined the peace process in Pashtun Zarghun district.
20 Taliban fighters under Mullah Abdul Ghani renounced violence and joined the government-initiated peace process in Gulran district on 20120220.
Taliban-designated district chief for Chesht Mullah Abdul Rahman Maldar along with his four associates on 20120514 joined government-initiated peace process in western Herat province.
A total of 15 Taliban fighters, including their commander Mullah Anis Akhond joined the peace process in Shindand district on 20120514.
Commander Abdul Latif along with nine of his men joined peace process in Herat province 20120618. The group was active in Karukh district
Abdul Wahed Nazari, leader of 16 insurgents joined the Afghan government's reconciliation programme in western Herat province after internal disputes among the local Taliban in Gulran District.(20120712)
12 Taliban fighters under Mullah Baz Mohammad were active in Kushk-e-Kohna district over the past couple of years and were joining the peace process. (20121103)
35 Taliban headed by Mullah Nasir a senior commander of Taliban joined peace process in Herat province 20130218.They conducted anti-state activities in Shindand and Obas districts.
A 45-member rebel group and their commander led by Mullah Akbar joined the peace process in the Darz Aab district of northern Jawzjan province, the insurgents operated in Chakana and Jungle villages (20110914)
A 28-member rebel group, which joined the peace process in northern Jawzjan province, asked on Saturday for employment opportunities, an official said on 20110917. Led by Mullah Abdul Fatah and Mullah Abdul Hakim, the insurgents operated in Darz Aab and Qush Tepa districts.
A 12-member militant group under their leader Mohammad Azim has joined the peace process. The group was active in Qush Tepa District. (20120208)
Ten Taliban militants joined the peace and reintegration process in Kandahar Province August 4, 2011. The group of 80 Taliban under Mullah Shamsullah fought the government in Panjwai District.
Mullah Mohammad Jan and 15 men surrendered to authorities. The group leader was loyal to Mullah Abdul Rauf Khadim, who had been active in Kandahar and Helmand provinces, the official said. The group agreed to surrender with the help of Mullah Tor Jan, who had earlier joined the peace process.(20110605)
An eight-member militant group operating in southern Kandahar province. They are Residents of Panjwai district. The men, led by Commander Juma Kaka, gave up the insurgency as a result of efforts by the district chief and peace council members (20111102)
A group of 50 member from the government armed oppositions has joined peace process in Panjwaye the southern province of Kandahar. The group was led by Hajji Maullem who had been engaged in anti-government activities in some parts of Kandahar city and Helmand province districts such as Kajaki, Musa Qala, Sangeen and Greshk districts. (20111220)
10 members group of armed Taliban in Kandahar province jointed to peace process 20120220 This group led by Mawlawi Zainullah had activity against Afghan and NATO forces in the outskirts of Panjwai district.
An 18-member group of Taliban including their commander Heydari laid down their arms and joined the government-initiated peace and reintegration process in Kunar. (20130211)
Four Taliban commanders Mullah Nabi, Mullah Abdullah, Omar and Gulistan, who had joined the process along with dozens of their fighters over the past five months in Kunduz, were assassinated.(20111010)
A Taliban commander, Maulawi Abdul Rahman, known as Maulawi Palang-e-Takhari, joined the peace process in Kunduz.(20120702)
A group of 14 armed insurgents led by Mullah Abdul Bari (aka Mullah Hassan) joined peace process in Aliabad district of northern Kunduz province. (20120719)
A ten-member group of armed militants under Mullah Zahidullah laid down arms and joined peace process in Kunduz city. (20121223)
18 fighters including their commanders Qari Bashr and Mullah Zaman formally renounced their Taliban ties. The insurgents have been fighting against security forces in the several parts of Kunduz.(20130310)
Six Taliban militants joined the peace process in the Badpakh district of eastern Laghman province, the spy service said on Wednesday. The ex-militants were active in the Badpakh district, the provincial intelligence department said. Malik Nasrullah, an ex-fighter, said he could not put up with Pakistan's artillery shelling into Afghanistan. Mohammad Talib, 28, said he repented fighting against Afghan forces.(20111005)
The local Taliban commander Hafta Gul joined the reconciliation programme in Laghman province.He was active in Daulat Shah district. (20111221)
100 armed insurgents joined the peace process in Laghman province 20120304. Tey were led by commander Gul Zaman and they had activities against government in Doulatshah district of Laghman province.
Commander Mohabat Khan with a five-member insurgent group joined the government in eastern Nangarhar province. The group had been active against government and foreign forces in Achin district. (20130113)
Mullah Samad a Taliban local commander in Urozgan province with 11 of his followers joined the government today. He was activ against the government in the outskirts of Khas district of Urozgan province.(20120207)