Friday 4 November 2022
November 04, 2022
UN Concerned Over Arrests At Kabul News Conference To Announce Women's Movement For Equality
The United Nations human rights office has voiced concern over the detention of five people after the Taliban disrupted a press conference in Kabul intended to launch a new women's movement.
November 04, 2022
Gandhara Briefing: Achakzai Persecution, Afghan Commandos, Secret Afghan Girls' Schools
This week's Gandhara Briefing brings you insights into the Taliban's alleged persecution of the Achakzai Pashtun tribe, the recruitment of former elite Afghan commandos to join Russia's war in Ukraine, and a secret school for Afghan girls.
November 02, 2022
'Afghanistan Is Hell': Supporters Of Late Afghan General Claim Taliban Killings, Persecution
Former Afghan government officials say the Taliban has engaged in extensive retribution killings, forced disappearances, and the displacement of followers of a late Afghan general in southern Afghanistan. Supporters of General Abdul Raziq allege the militant group continues to persecute them.
November 01, 2022
Afghan General Says Russia's Vagner Group Recruiting His Former Troops For Ukraine War
A shadowy private Russian mercenary force with close ties to the Kremlin is attempting to boost its ranks fighting in Ukraine by recruiting Afghan commandos who were trained by and fought alongside U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
October 31, 2022
Afghan Teachers And Students Risk Safety At A Secret School For Girls In Kabul
Teachers have set up a secret education center in a poor neighborhood of the Afghan capital, Kabul, to teach female students aged 11 and above. The Taliban closed most secondary schools for girls after taking power in August 2021, and the militant group has not said when they will reopen.
October 21, 2022
Gandhara Briefing: Taliban's Drug 'Ban'; TTP's Return To Swat; Afghan Women Banned From University Courses
This week’s Gandhara Briefing brings you insights into the Taliban turning a blind eye to the opium trade; the militant group banning women from many university courses; and the return of the Pakistani Taliban to the Swat Valley.
'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
Banned From Public Parks And Bathhouses, Afghan Women Say Life Under Taliban Is Like A 'Prison'7
Taliban Claims To Have Eliminated Islamic State Hideout In Kabul8
Seven Wounded In Kabul Blast Targeting Bus Carrying Taliban Administration Employees9
'They Torture And Kill Us': Gay Afghan Men Fear For Lives Under The Taliban10
Taliban Has Plunged Afghanistan Into 'Dire' Conditions, Says UN