Tolo News: As the World Children Day is being celebrated on November 20th around the globe, children in Afghanistan are bearing the worst of the humanitarian crisis. Fatima, 8, is an orphan, who is selling bread on a street in capital city of Kabul. Fatima is in the second grade but she sees no clear
Ariana: The United Nations has announced that 79% of Afghan people do not have access to heating equipment in the coming winter. Aleksandar Bodiroza, Representative of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Afghanistan tweeted Wednesday that, “79 percent of the country’s people do not have access to heating equipment.” He also said that survival in
8am: On Wednesday, November 16, sources told Hasht-e Subh that this incident happened two days ago after a person named Zahir Khan had a legal dispute with the residents of “Varg” village of Gizab district, but the local Taliban officials in this district by taking money from Zahir Khan has issued an order to summon
8am: Khalid Zadran, the spokesman of the Taliban police in Kabul, confirmed the news, saying that households need a certificate from the relevant police stations to move from one house to another. Zadran said to a local media outlet on Saturday (November 13th) that the Taliban’s security stations in Kabul city have distributed papers to
The Atlantic: An Afghan women’s-rights activist had connected me with Hajera, who was too afraid to share her last name. “We had a job,” she told me. “We had money. We had a home. We had a country. We had a family.” Now, she said, “we have nothing.” Afghanistan is, once again, the worst place
The Guardian (UK): Drought, economic collapse and soaring food prices have pushed millions into hunger. Cash aid from the Disasters Emergency Committee is helping families feed their children and send them back to school. Click here to view photos (external link).
8am: The Taliban-controlled ministry decided to ban the use of TikTok and PUBG in a meeting attended by representatives of the Taliban’s security sectors and the Ministry of Virtue Promotion. According to the decision of the Taliban’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, TikTok will be banned in Afghanistan within one month and PUBG after
8am: The Taliban rebels have severely beaten a doctor who is an “ultrasound specialist” for examining a woman in Logar province and taken him to an unknown location, local sources reported. The incident took place in the city of Pol-e Alam, the capital of Logar province, on Saturday night this week. Click here to read
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi September 8, 2022 The Taliban’s Finance Ministry wants its employees to be more than number crunchers — it’s requiring that everyone in its ranks must pass a test of faith to stay employed. A source within the ministry has provided RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi with a letter detailing orders for all employees to be given
BBC News: “You can’t say anything at all,” he said, describing how some were simply threatened whilst others were kept in jail. “The Taliban have different types of torture for them, hitting them with cables and pipes, holding their heads under water.” Click here to read more (external link).