Michael Lipin VOA News January 12, 2022 WASHINGTON — A daughter of an Afghan professor detained for four days by Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers says her father has been released thanks to international and domestic pressure. In a VOA interview on Tuesday, Hasina Jalal, who lives in Washington, said her father Faizullah Jalal, a prominent critic of
Al Jazeera: The Taliban have released a prominent university professor and outspoken critic of successive Afghan governments who was arrested during the weekend, a family member said. Hasina Jalal, Faizullah Jalal’s daughter, said on Tuesday that her father had been freed from Taliban custody. The group had accused him of making provocative remarks against the
8am: Today (Sunday, January 9th) women protesters chanted slogans such as “The voice of professor Jalal is the voice of the people” and demanded the release of this university professor and political expert. Meanwhile, Amnesty International also demanded his unconditional release yesterday after the Taliban arrested him. Click here to read more (external link).
Ayaz Gul VOA News January 8, 2022 Taliban authorities in Afghanistan on Saturday arrested an outspoken critic of the government, drawing strong calls for his immediate release from civil society activists. Family members said Faizullah Jalal, a professor of law and political science, was seized by security forces from his residence in the Afghan capital,
By Abubakar Siddique Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 22, 2021 Afghan university professor Faizullah Jalal has appeared in debates on Afghanistan’s most popular television channels for years, earning a reputation as an outspoken critic of the country’s leaders. But there are fears that Jalal’s most recent media appearance, during which he lambasted the new Taliban regime,