As the main sides of the Afghan civil war, HIA and Jamiat were involved in the destruction of the country, particularly capital Kabul, more than any other group. Because of their vaulting political ambitions, thousands of Kabulis lost their lives, and the city was reduced to rubbles. There are still signs of their destructive activities and factional fighting in the city, which still haunt Afghan people. Just three decades ago, fighters loyal to the two parties had turned the city into hell for its residents.
Instead of learning a lesson from their past mistakes by apologizing to the people, trying to compensate them, these political factions are once again threatening each other for their partisan and personal interests. Most leaders of these groups act to be politicians, while their actions and words resemble those of the civil war, which means that the democracy in Afghanistan for over a decade and half also has not changed their war-oriented, belligerent mentality and attitude.
The senior HIA and Jamiat leaders should know that the people of Afghanistan have not yet forgotten their dark past during the internecine war. The only reason of the people’s silence on their past, and their forgiveness without any trial is the powerlessness of people, and the lack of rule of law in the country. Many of individuals associated with these groups who dream about ruling the people in the future will be sent to Pule Charkhi prison instead of the presidential palace if there is chance for justice to be delivered.