Sunday 16 January 2022
January 16, 2022
Painful Passport Problems In Afghanistan
People living in Afghanistan's Khost Province are facing long waits to get new passports since the Taliban took over the country in August. For migrant laborers who work abroad in Gulf states like Saudi Arabia, the delay is hurting them financially.
January 15, 2022
Afghan Refugees Stranded In Indonesia Make Last-Ditch Plea For Resettlement
With no say in their fate, no government to represent them, and in the wrong place to exercise their international rights as refugees, thousands of Afghans stranded in Indonesia for up to a decade are making a last-ditch plea on social media to change their situation.
January 14, 2022
Taliban Threats Underline Tension Between Militant Group And Central Asian Neighbors
There has been an uneasy sort of truce along the Central Asia-Afghan border during the months since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. But Taliban threats to two of its neighbors highlight how complicated and fragile relations are.
January 13, 2022
UN Chief Calls For Release Of Frozen Afghan Bank Reserves, More Aid To Fight Starvation
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for the conditional release of frozen Afghan foreign currency reserves and urgent international funding as millions of people in the country face starvation in a worsening humanitarian catastrophe.
January 13, 2022
HRW Report: Taliban's Takeover Turned Afghan Crisis Into Catastrophe
Human Rights Watch says the Taliban's return to power following the complete withdrawal of U.S.-led forces from Afghanistan in August has aggravated the humanitarian and economic situation in the war-torn country amid an abrupt deterioration of human rights.
January 12, 2022
After Realizing Dream, Disabled Afghan Prosecutor Finds Herself Jobless And In Danger Under Taliban
A female Afghan prosecutor overcame a crippling disease and discrimination to pursue an education and get her dream job. But since the Taliban takeover, she has been unemployed as the militants have barred many women from returning to work.
January 11, 2022
U.S. Earmarks An Extra $308 Million In Aid To Afghanistan As UN Appeals For Urgent Assistance
The United States will donate an additional $308 million in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, the White House announced on January 11, bringing the total U.S. aid for the war-wracked country to nearly $782 million since October.
Returning Pakistani Taliban Employs Extortion As Control Grows2
'Better To Die': Afghan Woman Accuses Taliban Official Of Rape, Forced Marriage3
Amnesty Confirms Fresh Videos Show Taliban Executing Resistance Fighters4
'No One To Protect Us': Afghan Journalists Who Fled To Pakistan Say Western Nations Have Abandoned Them5
IMF Approves Latest Tranches Of Loan Program For Pakistan6
Fleeing Afghans Who Reach Turkey Get No Respite From Violence, Persecution7
Under The Taliban, Public Employees Must Pass Test Of Faith8
Pakistani City's Decision To Close Women's Park Following Islamist Protests Sparks Uproar9
Women's Rights: A Year After The Taliban Takeover10
'We Are Left With Nothing': Deadly Floods Aggravate Afghanistan's Economic, Humanitarian Crisis