Friday 2 April 2021
April 01, 2021
Afghan Women Pyrographers Challenge Male Counterparts In The Arts Industry
A group of female artists in Afghanistan’s central province of Bamyan has recently opened a small pyrography and engraving studio to promote fine arts in the region. VOA’s Zafar Bamiyani has more from Bamyan in this report narrated by Bezhan Hamdard.
March 30, 2021
Amnesty Report Makes Plea For Afghanistan's Displaced People Left Badly Exposed To Pandemic
Amnesty International is urging the Afghan government and the international community to scale up efforts to support the country’s 4 million internally displaced people who it says have “little or no means” of protecting themselves from contracting, spreading, and recovering from COVID-19.
March 29, 2021
Last Afghan Jew Prepares To Leave Amid Exodus Of Minorities
There is a risk that Afghanistan’s non-Muslim minorities, many of whose members fled during the tumultuous decades following the 1978 communist coup, could vanish completely if peace does not follow the departure of international troops this year.
March 28, 2021
U.S. Afghan Envoy Looks To Accelerate Peace Talks In Trip To Region
Washington's special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has traveled to Turkey and the region as part of an effort to encourage the Taliban and the Afghan government to work toward a peace agreement as a deadline for the withdrawal of U.S. troops looms.
'Afghanistan Is Hell': Supporters Of Late Afghan General Claim Taliban Killings, Persecution2
Border Clash Between Taliban, Pakistani Military Leaves One Dead3
'Everyone Is Anxious': Pakistan's Mass Arrests Of Afghan Refugees Fuel Fear Of New Crackdown4
Taliban Takes Lamb Testicles Off The Menu As Bigger Issues Loom5
'Beaten And Humiliated': Taliban Cracks Down On Afghan Universities In Bid To Curb Women's Protests6
Khan Cancels March To Islamabad, Ends Demand For Early Elections, But Vows To Fight On7
Banned From Public Parks And Bathhouses, Afghan Women Say Life Under Taliban Is Like A 'Prison'8
At Least Nine Reportedly Killed In Taliban Attack On Village In Ethnic Hazara Province9
Taliban Claims To Have Eliminated Islamic State Hideout In Kabul10
'They Torture And Kill Us': Gay Afghan Men Fear For Lives Under The Taliban