Ayaz Gul VOA News October 5, 2021 ISLAMABAD — The international rights advocacy group Amnesty International has accused Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban of unlawfully killing 13 members of the ethnic Hazara minority community on August 30, two weeks after the Islamist group seized control of the war-ravaged country. Eleven surrendering troops from the ousted Afghan government and
By RFE/RL’s Tajik Service October 4, 2021 Taliban fighters have reportedly killed an Afghan man who tried to flee to neighboring Tajikistan and detained another man along the Afghan-Tajik border. A source in the city of Ishkashim in Afghanistan’s northern province of Badakhshan, which borders Tajikistan, told RFE/RL on October 3 that the incidents occurred the
Washington Examiner: The Taliban’s claims of a new and improved ruling class is just a myth as terrorized residents find themselves living out scenes akin to Nazi Germany. Afghans have resorted to selling household items for survival, begging for food, and watching roving bands of Taliban members mete out any justice they see fit without
By Ron Synovitz Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 2, 2021 When the Taliban-led government says it is implementing Islamic law in Afghanistan, it is referring to its own strict Sunni interpretation of Shari’a. There is no universal Islamic law, because Shari’a is open to different interpretations among the five main schools of Islamic jurisprudence: four Sunni
Tolo News: Qatar Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said the Islamic Emirate’s move in banning the women and girls from education is a step backward, adding that the Islamic Emirate can learn from Qatar how to run an Islamic system. Click here to read more (external link). Related Qatar Calls Human Rights Abuses
WSJ: The Taliban have displaced hundreds of families belonging to Afghanistan’s Shiite Hazara community in central Afghanistan, reinforcing fears of renewed persecution against a minority that suffered under Taliban rule in the past. The evictions this week in the Gizab district of Uruzgan province… Click here to read more (external link).
CNN: Women will no longer be allowed to attend classes or work at Kabul University “until an Islamic environment is created,” the school’s new Taliban-appointed chancellor announced, in the latest move excluding Afghanistan’s women from public life. CNN’s Clarissa Ward reports. Click here to watch (external link). Related ‘I didn’t have the time to be
NDTV: The Taliban brutally executed a child in Takhar province of Afghanistan after his father is suspected to be a part of the Afghan Resistance Forces. The brutality has been reported by Panjshir Observer which is an independent media covering Panjshir and Afghanistan situation. Click here to read more (external link).
VOA News September 27, 2021 The prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Monday asked the tribunal for permission to resume a war crimes investigation into the actions of the Taliban and Islamic State-Khorasan in Afghanistan. The ICC had spent 15 years investigating alleged war crimes in war-torn Afghanistan, but the probe
These #Hazara villagers say they have received letters from Taliban to leave the village within 3 days. They say they have documents from King Zahir Shah’s era proving their ownership of the lands but Taliban don’t give heed to their pleas. #Afghanisran pic.twitter.com/mLolLeNjEr — Saleem Javed (@mSaleemJaved) September 26, 2021 8am: Local sources say that