Friday 16 September 2022
September 16, 2022
Amnesty Confirms Fresh Videos Show Taliban Executing Resistance Fighters
Amnesty International says its initial investigation validates the authenticity of videos shared on social media depicting what appears to be extrajudicial executions carried out by the Taliban of members of a resistance group operating mainly out of the Panjshir Valley.
September 14, 2022
U.S. Moves $3.5 Billion In Frozen Afghan Central Bank Assets To Fund Aimed At Stabilizing Economy
The U.S. Treasury says it will transfer $3.5 billion worth of assets belonging to Afghanistan's central bank to a new fund in Switzerland that is aimed at putting money into the war-torn country without going through Taliban militants who are in power.
September 13, 2022
Women's Rights: A Year After The Taliban Takeover
Despite claims by the Taliban that women would not be discriminated against by its new government, the rights and freedoms of women and girls have been dramatically curtailed in Afghanistan, raising alarm among international human rights organizations.
September 09, 2022
Canada Agrees To Settle Hundreds Of Afghans Held In U.A.E.
The Canadian government has agreed to take in around 1,000 Afghans who have been living for almost a year in a refugee center in the United Arab Emirates after fleeing their country following the Taliban's takeover in August 2021.
September 08, 2022
Under The Taliban, Public Employees Must Pass Test Of Faith
Afghan Finance Ministry employees who want to keep their jobs under the Taliban are being subjected to a test that gauges their knowledge of Islam. Sources say the ministry is handing out booklets that outline its take on Islam and then quizzing employees.
September 07, 2022
'No One To Protect Us': Afghan Journalists Who Fled To Pakistan Say Western Nations Have Abandoned Them
Scores of Afghan journalists took refuge in neighboring Pakistan as it became clear the Taliban was not going to live up to its pledge to allow free media. But after a year of living in limbo, nearly 200 of those journalists claim they are getting no help in their efforts to find a permanent home.
September 06, 2022
HRW Cites Alarming IS-K Attacks On Afghan Minorities, Taliban Failures To Protect Them
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned of repeated attacks on religious minorities in Afghanistan by a local affiliate of the militant group Islamic State and the ruling Taliban's failure to protect those communities.
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
Women's Rights: A Year After The Taliban Takeover9
'We Are Left With Nothing': Deadly Floods Aggravate Afghanistan's Economic, Humanitarian Crisis10
Monsoon Flooding In Pakistan Leaves More Than 1,000 Dead