Saturday 23 July 2022
July 21, 2022
Human Rights Abuses In Afghanistan Under The Taliban
The Taliban is accused of carrying out hundreds of human rights violations in Afghanistan since seizing power 10 months ago. The militant group has specifically targeted those associated with the ousted government, human rights defenders, and journalists.
July 15, 2022
Cash-Strapped Taliban 'Exploiting' Afghanistan's Natural Resources To Boost Revenue
The Taliban has turned to Afghanistan’s easy-to-extract coal reserves to generate much-needed revenue. Most of the coal has been exported on the cheap to neighboring Pakistan, a move that has triggered a public outcry in Afghanistan.
July 15, 2022
Gandhara Briefing: Ex-Afghan Soldiers, ‘Tajik Taliban,’ Male Chaperones
This week's Gandhara Briefing brings you insights about former Afghan soldiers living in hiding, how women are being stopped from taking foreign scholarships, and the Taliban’s new observation post on the Afghan-Tajik border.
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.
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