Bella Caledonia: American soldiers committed horrendous atrocities in these areas, ranging from systematic rape and sexual assault to massacres of civilians. Australian soldiers also committed similar atrocities, such as tying up children and slitting their throats. British soldiers also committed atrocities in these areas, most of which are simply not known, because the findings of
Ariana: Doctors at the Abu Ali Sina-e-Balkhi Regional Hospital in Mazar-e-Sharif have voiced deep concern over the increase in malnutrition among children in the north of the country, saying the prevalence of this condition has increased by 50 percent in the region. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Poverty in the country has forced many children in the capital to work instead of going to school. They say they are concerned about not getting an education. Bilal, a fourteen-year-old breadwinner for his family of eight, says he sells water from morning to night on a cart and is upset that he
Ariana: The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s (IEA) public health ministry said 820,000 people, including mothers and children, have sought treatment for malnutrition so far this year. According to a video message by Javid Hajir, a spokesman for the ministry, 570,000 of them were children under the age of five. Hajir added that during this period,
8am: According to a credible source, a group of Taliban fighters in the Zamankour area of Panjshir province has set up a checkpoint and checking the military background experiences of passengers passing the route. Click here to read more (external link). Related Taliban fighters have raided schools in northern Kabul and interrogated students in grades
The Washington Post: The West’s fixation on the war in Ukraine stands in contrast with its tacit disregard for the situation in Afghanistan. The world watched with horror as the Taliban swept to power in Kabul at the end of last summer, marking a brutal coda to two decades and trillions of dollars worth of
May 28, 2022 TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in Afghanistan said that 16 children have been killed in the country in only the last two days. Mohamed Ag Ayoya, the UNICEF representative in Afghanistan, stated in a tweet on Friday, May 27, that violence against children should be stopped
EPA-EFE: Afghan volunteers have organized a mobile educational program to tour remote areas, giving children hope after the Taliban closed schools for girls in March. An Afghan NGO, Pen Path, gives lessons and library books to children who might otherwise be starved of any opportunity to learn. Click here to view photo essay (external link).
Ariana: Save the Children said Monday, in its latest report on Afghanistan, that 24.4 million people, including 13 million children, need humanitarian assistance and that over five million children are close to famine. In its April report, the organization said 19.7 million people, including 9.6 million children, are facing critical levels of hunger; “5.3 million
Tolo News: Health officials in Badakhshan province say that due to the outbreak of measles 113 children have become “casualties” of measles in the past three months in the province. According to health officials, during this period more than 3,400 people in the provincial center and districts have been infected with the disease. Click here