Afghanistan

 

Updated biometric ID cards going to 1.4M Afghan refugees living in Pakistan

The United Nations and government of Pakistan plan to distribute 1.4 million replacement biometric ID cards for Afghan refugees living…

 

Misuse of biometric system won accused U.S. war criminal a presidential pardon — report

In an interview last week, an investigative reporter claims that the Hollywood sheen of biometric data has been used to…

 

Afghanistan plans biometric registration at madrassas to improve security, curricula

The Afghan government plans to conduct biometric registration of students and staff of madrassas around the country, as part of…

 

Digital ID a surprising, qualified success for women in Afghanistan

The World Bank, intent on pushing efforts in Afghanistan to provide legal identification for women as well as men, is…

 

Afghanistan launches biometric register to improve business license issuing process

A biometric system for licensing businesses is being launched by the government of Afghanistan in order to improve the ease…

 

Afghanistan seeks India’s help to build national biometric database

Afghanistan wants to introduce an Aadhaar system similar to the Indian biometric and demographic database so it has partnered with…

 

Dermalog biometrics catch 88,000 fraudulent votes but no results yet in Afghanistan election

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission has postponed the announcement of results in the country’s presidential election, Reuters reports, though biometric voter…

 

Dermalog addresses discrepancy in Afghanistan biometric vote totals ahead of result announcement

Biometrics were used to register more than 1.9 million votes in Afghanistan’s recent presidential election, according to a letter sent…

 

Afghanistan determined to transfer election data from biometric devices to meet results deadline

The troubled tabulation of votes in Afghanistan’s Presidential election is drawing to a close, as the Independent Election Commission works…

 

Afghanistan Attorney General probes slow transfer of vote data from biometric devices

The Attorney General of Afghanistan will question the head of IT for the Independent Election Commission (IEC) over the agency’s…

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