Wednesday 13 July 2022
July 13, 2022
'They Call Us Infidels': Former Afghan Soldiers Still Live In Hiding To Avoid Taliban Retribution
Many members of the former Afghan armed forces and their families are living in hiding nearly a year after the Taliban takeover. They complain of persecution and harassment despite the Taliban's announcement of a general amnesty when it seized power in August 2021.
July 12, 2022
Tajikistan Concerned By Provocative Taliban Watchtower On Border
An observation post being built on the Afghan-Tajik border by the "Tajik Taliban" is seen as an act of intimidation from Kabul and has irritated Tajikistan, which has not recognized the Taliban as the legitimate government of Afghanistan.
July 08, 2022
Taliban's New Chaperone Rule Deprives Afghan Women Of Foreign Scholarships
After banning teenage girls from attending school, the Taliban is now preventing many Afghan women from being able to study at universities abroad, only allowing such students to travel outside the country with a male chaperone.
July 08, 2022
HRW Investigation Uncovers Killings Of Alleged IS-K Militants Who Were Forcibly Disappeared
A global human rights watchdog has investigated the killing of more than 100 alleged Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K) militants after they were disappeared by the ruling Taliban, which seized power in Afghanistan in August.
July 02, 2022
Tightly Controlled Afghan Assembly Closes With Call For Nations To Recognize Taliban Government
The grand meeting in Kabul of more than 4,000 male clerics and tribal leaders ended on July 2 with a declaration of support for Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers and calls on the international community to recognize the country's as-of-yet unrecognized government.
July 01, 2022
Gandhara Briefing: The Taliban's Grand Gathering, More Madrasahs, And Mehdi Mujahid
This week's Gandhara Briefing brings you insights into the Taliban's grand assembly, atrocities during the Taliban offensive against rebel Hazara commander Mehdi Mujahid, and the Taliban's efforts to convert secular schools into religious seminaries.
Returning Pakistani Taliban Employs Extortion As Control Grows2
Tensions Increase Between Pakistan, Afghan Taliban Despite Historical Ties3
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
Women's Rights: A Year After The Taliban Takeover6
Under The Taliban, Public Employees Must Pass Test Of Faith7
Taliban Harassment Of Couples A Blow To Afghan Restaurants8
Angelina Jolie Visits Flood-Hit Pakistan9
UN Envoy Angelina Jolie Visits Pakistan's Flood-Ravaged Areas10
Eight Pakistani Soldiers Injured In Suicide Attack In North Waziristan