Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid said at a news conference on Tuesday that women should not go to work for their own safety, undermining the group's efforts to convince international observers that the group would be more tolerant towards women than when they were last in power.The instruction came the same day that the World Bank … Continue reading Taliban tells Afghan women to stay home, says soldiers are not trained to respect them.
Global soccer players’ union FIFPRO thanked the Australian government for making the evacuation of players, team officials and family members possible, with work continuing to help more leave Afghanistan. “These young women, both as athletes and activists, have been in a position of danger and on behalf of their peers around the world we thank … Continue reading Women soccer player leave Afghanistan on evacuation flight.
Female schoolteachers and other employed women in two provinces of Afghanistan are reporting harassment by Taliban fighters even as a Taliban spokesman Tuesday promised that the group is forming a policy to keep women secure. Women in Takhar province, in the country's northeast, and Kabul province tell VOA that there are new restrictions concerning how … Continue reading Afghan women report some harassment, Taliban promises security.
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, an umbrella body of the Southern Kaduna people, says that the Tuesday invasion of the Nigerian Defence Academy is a plot of the President, retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari’s attempt to turn Nigeria into another Afghanistan. Recall that gunmen wearing army uniform, in the early hours of Tuesday, invaded the … Continue reading NDA invasion, Buhari’s plot to turn Nigeria into Afghanistan ~ Irabor
MURIC has called on the public to ignore all forms of ongoing anti-Taliban propaganda emanating from the American government. MURIC accused the American government of carrying rumours that the new Taliban government in the country would embark on a mass execution of citizens of Afghanistan that stay behind after the airlifting process.It stated that the … Continue reading Nigeria’s Islamic Group says Taliban must be allowed to settle down.
The United Nations has warned that the Taliban are already carrying out severe rights abuses in Afghanistan including ‘summary executions’ of civilians, the recruitment of child soldiers and restrictions on the rights of women and girls. The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, disclosed this in a statement. Bachelet urged the Human Rights Council … Continue reading Taliban carrying out civilians execution, repressing women ~ UN.
An Afghan security officer was killed when members of the Afghan security forces and soldiers from Germany and the U.S. clashed with attackers at the north gate of Kabul airport. Three Afghan personnel were injured in the incident at 6:43 am (0213 GMT) on Monday, the German army tweeted. The north entrance has two sets … Continue reading Deadly attack in Kabul airport as Taliban rejects extended evacuation.
They are forcing people to give them food and cook them food. A woman was put on fire because she was accused of bad cooking for Taliban fighters." …There are so many young women are being in the past few weeks being shipped into neighboring countries in coffins to be used as sex slaves." "They … Continue reading Taliban sets woman on fire for bad cooking.
Group of young Afghans have said they were flogged by Taliban soldiers for the crime of wearing jeans. In a post widely shared on Facebook, an Afghan youth said they were “walking with friends in Kabul,” when they encountered a group of Taliban soldiers who accused them of disrespecting Islam. Two of the friends escaped, … Continue reading Taliban soldiers flog young boys for wearing jeans.
j Afghan women gather to protest claims of human rights violations of women by the Taliban regime. Eleven days ago, Dr. Akbari was at her clinic in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif when she got a call that made her drop everything. It was a member of the Taliban who had been threatening her … Continue reading Taliban swore to kill doctor over birth control.