Liberal Demokratic Party of Afghanistan
Hürderstrasse 4 - D-85551 Kirchheim - Germany - Fax 0049 (0) 89 - 329 21 73
Total members: 117.524 (26 June 2017)
87% of the Afghan people has lost confidence in the Afghan government!
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
The government of President Ashraf Ghani, in office since September 2014 in Afghanistan, has meanwhile now 100% failed. It’s high time that this government resigns.
Corruption and chaos can be found far and wide, including in the areas of ministries, the military, police, justice, administration, etc. There is no functioning judicial system as well as control and administrative systems. More than half of tax revenues flow into the private pockets of corrupt rulers. Some government and administration positions are awarded in exchange for cash payments.
There are criminal gangs that make people's lives difficult in every city. They kidnap wealthy civilians to extort payments of money. The government is unable to control the situation and to maintain order.
The mineral resources in Afghanistan have been looted by various criminal groups.
President Ashraf Ghani still has no significant influence in Kabul or Afghanistan. There is no Afghan state in the towns and villages of Afghanistan, instead it is the warlords and local rulers who call the shots.
The fight against opium cultivation and drug trafficking has come to a standstill.
The transparent investigation into the Kabulbank scandal promised by the government is not being moved along.
The war in Afghanistan has lasted for 37 years. The terrorists are still not defeated. The intended peace process with the Taliban has failed. The Government of Ashraf Ghani has failed to bring peace and failed to bring stability to the country.
Above all, Afghan women are suffering the most. In practice, there is no real equality between women and men. Women's rights continue to be violated, as before. There can be no talk of democracy and freedom.
The government of Ashraf Ghani has also failed in other areas. The economy is in tatters. Unemployment has risen. The people are afraid of terrorist and criminal gangs. There is a lack of security and prospects for the future. The poorest of the poor must suffer from these conditions the most. All this has meant that the number of refugees from Afghanistan has increased one year on. Furthermore, the risk continues to increase that the reactionary Taliban and these terrorists will get a greater response and as a result their numbers will continue to grow. The influence of these extremely dangerous groups grows larger by the day.
President Ashraf Ghani uses lofty slogans, without translating them into action.
Should the government of Ashraf Ghani remain in office, this will continue to be a waste of time and money. The frustration of the Afghan people will thus continue.
Give us your support so that we can bring about democracy and freedom, law and order, and stability in Afghanistan.
1. Chairman of the FDPA
My country is in trouble!
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
As President Hamid Karsai’s 13-year term of office ended in September 2014, the Afghan people expected his successor, President Ashraf Ghani, to ensure peace and stability in the country as well as to put an end to widespread corruption and chaos.
Yet since the assumption of power by the government of President Ashraf Ghani the situation in Afghanistan has not improved, but on the contrary deteriorated considerably. The poverty and suffering of the Afghan people has increased. Opium growing and drug trafficking is still practiced. There is no functioning judiciary as well as taxation and administrative systems. Half of the tax revenue flows into the private pockets of corrupt potentates.
In the meantime, the war in Afghanistan has been going on for 36 years. Up to now the government of Ashraf Ghani has not succeeded in bringing about peace and leading the country towards stability.
In particular, Afghan women suffer most of all. In practice there is actually no equality between women and men. Women’s rights are still disregarded. There can be no talk of democracy and freedom.
Warlords, drug barons and radicals are also involved in power in the government of President Ashraf Ghani. Administrative positions are usually filled by corrupt individuals.
President Ashraf Ghani still has no significant influence in Kabul or Afghanistan. In the towns and villages of Afghanistan, the Afghan state does not govern, but the warlords and local rulers have the say. In every town there are criminal organisations and large gangs which make life difficult for people. The government is unable to ensure order.
The Taliban still have not been defeated yet. Every day they carry out attacks everywhere in Afghanistan. The government is unable to prevent this and to protect the population. The poorest of the poor must suffer under these conditions. As a result, there is an increasing danger that the radical Taliban - and with them the terrorists - are obtaining great popularity and appropriate support. The influence of these extremely dangerous groups is getting greater from day to day.
Afghanistan’s economy has hit rock bottom since the assumption of power by President Ashraf Ghani. Young people in Afghanistan suffer from high unemployment, lack of prospects and lacking security. That is why some of these people see themselves compelled to seek refuge in the world’s safe countries. In the process, they often lost their life due to dangers while fleeing.
The government of Ashraf Ghani has also failed in other areas, among them environmental protection, infrastructure, relief efforts for refugees who have returned and so on.
The chances for the democratisation and pacification of Afghanistan are still good, particularly if the West provides money as well a political and economic know-how. But bear in mind that these objectives cannot be implemented with the corrupt government of Ashraf Ghani. The Afghan people have long since lost trust in the government.
If President Ashraf Ghani remains in office, he will squander your money, your time and endanger the life of your sons and daughters who are serving in Afghanistan. The life of Afghan soldiers is also imperilled.
Help Afghanistan to obtain democracy and freedom, law and order and therefore stability. Exert your influence wherever you can. Remind your politicians and demand clarification as to where Western money is flowing.
President Ashraf Ghani’s immediate resignation would be the best thing for Afghanistan under consideration of the situation described above.
1. Chairman of the FDPA
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