Discourse on Peace, Liberty and Opposing of Radicalism – Paktia Province

Afghanistan Economic & Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) under the AELSO Academy project and in cooperation with The White Assembly (our partner organization) organized a one-day academic discourse under the title of “Peace, Liberty and Opposing of Radicalism” in 17th of Marchr 2020 in Paktia province, Afghanistan.

An Islamic Scholar of Paktia Province during his speech


Paktia province is one of the insecure provinces of Afghanistan which is always under the attack of insurgents groups and located in the east of the country. This province is divided into thirteen districts and has a population of roughly 525,000.


A Civil Society Activist of Paktia Province during his speech

The event had more than 100+ participants which most of them were university students, civil society and human rights activists, journalists, and Islamic scholars. On this event a number of well-known Afghan scholars who are working actively for promotion of liberty and opposing of radicalism in Afghanistan shared their ideas and concepts on how to fight against extremism and bring peace, tolerance, liberty and prosperity in Afghanistan.

A few participants of the event

In a part of this event the new edition of our CDs “Ideas for Peace and Prosperity” which contains hundreds of books, articles, radio and video programs, Afghanistan national laws and human rights conventions with the object of education and promotion of free society values and its compatibility with Islam religion in Afghanistan also distributed to the participants of the event. Thanks to our great donors and partner organization “Network for a Free Society” for supporting of this project to print these CDs in Afghanistan.

Mr. Saboor Salik member of The White Assembly during presenting the certificate of a participant

The “AELSO Academy” team is committed to continue organizing of such academic events in different parts of the country.

A female participant of the event receiving her certificate of participation

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