The Constitution of Afghanistan

The Constitution of Afghanistan Afghanistan (Unofficial Translation) (Please refer to Pashtu and Dari version for accuracy) Year 1382 In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate PREAMBLE We the people of Afghanistan: (1) With firm faith in God Almighty and relying on His lawful mercy, and believing in the Sacred religion of Islam, (2) Realising the injustice and shortcoming of the past, and the numerous troubles imposed on our country, (3) While acknowledging the sacrifices and the historic struggles, rightful Jehad and just resistance of all people of Afghanistan, and respecting the high position of the martyrs for the freedom of Afghanistan, (4) Understanding the fact that Afghanistan is a single and united country and belongs to all ethnicities residing in this country, (5) Observing the United Nations Charter and respecting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, (6) For consolidating national unity, safeguarding independence, national sovereignty, and territorial integrity of the country, (7) For establishing a government based on people's will and democracy, (8) For creation of a civil society free of oppression, atrocity, discrimination, and violence and based on the rule of law, social justice, protection of human rights, and dignity, and ensuring the fundamental rights and freedoms of the Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law Online Brill

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