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Afghan Crime Wave Adds to Taliban Dystopia – FP, 29.10
A rash of robbings, kidnappings, and even killings is aggravating Afghanistan’s dire situation. By Lynne O’Donnell, an Australian journalist and author
School’s Out in the Taliban’s Afghanistan – FP, 8.10
The Taliban say modern education is of no use as the country heads toward economic meltdown and starvation. By Lynne O’Donnell, an Australian journalist and author
Afghanistan’s Hazaras Get Mixed Messages From the Taliban – FP, 4.09
The Islamic State-Khorasan has come to represent a greater threat to the persecuted minority. By Tom Mutch, a journalist from New Zealand who writes about crime and conflict
Afghans face uncertainty as Taliban celebrate victory – BBC News, 31.08
- After 20 years of war, the Taliban has swept to victory in Afghanistan.
- It comes after foreign forces withdrew from Afghanistan following a deal between the US and the Taliban, two decades after US forces removed the militants from power in 2001.
- Taliban forces have pledged not to allow Afghanistan to become a base for terrorists who could threaten the West.
- But questions are already being asked about how the group will govern the country, and what their rule means for women, human rights, and political freedoms.
Life under Taliban rule again after US troops complete withdrawal from Afghanistan – The Straits Times, 31.08
- After nearly 20 years, the last US troops have pulled out of Afghanistan. America’s longest war has claimed the lives of nearly 2,500 US troops and an estimated 240,000 Afghans. It has also cost some U$2 trillion (S$2.7 trillion). Foreign editor Bhagyashree Garekar discusses what the US’ withdrawal might mean for the Afghan people, who are back under Taliban rule. Read more: https://str.sg/35ZR
Afghanistan: Life in Taliban country – France 24, 11.08
- The withdrawal of US-led forces from Afghanistan has set the stage for a return of the Taliban, 20 years after they were ousted in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. In this report for Arte and FRANCE 24, correspondents Margaux Benn and Solène Chalvon Fioriti offer an in-depth look at Taliban rule, with its schools and Court of Justice – and a chilling foretaste of daily life under Islamic fundamentalists.
Al Jazeera team visits Taliban-held town of Gereshk – Al Jazeera, 8.08
- As the Taliban takes over more regions, Al Jazeera went behind Taliban lines to the province of Helmand.
- There, Taliban fighters control the majority of territory while there is a battle for the capital, Lashkar Gah.
U.N. Return to Afghanistan: ‘This Is Completely Insane’ – FP, 3.09
A month ago, the United Nations was pulling its staff out of Afghanistan. Now, it’s headed back in to avert a major humanitarian crisis. By Colum Lynch, Robbie Gramer, and Anna Weber
Economic and humanitarian challenges loom in Afghanistan – 27.08
- As the Taliban takes control of Afghanistan, the Biden Administration froze the portion of the Afghan Central Bank’s assets held in U.S. banks. Will Weschler, director of the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs and former deputy assistant secretary of defense for special operations and combatting terrorism, joins “CBSN AM” to discuss how this could result in an economic and humanitarian crisis
Backing the UN can help Afghans facing a tough winter – CH, 26.08
Millions urgently need help as they face catastrophic food shortages, mass unemployment, and collapsing health and education systems in Afghanistan.
How to Avoid Humanitarian Catastrophe in Afghanistan – FP, 19.08
The Biden administration should maximize diplomacy and prioritize support for front-line organizations. By Tjada D’Oyen McKenna, the chief executive officer of Mercy Corps
“Humanitarian catastrophe” as thousands flee Afghan fighting – BBC News, 14.08
- The United Nations has urged Afghanistan’s neighbours to keep their borders open, potentially allowing tens of thousands of people fleeing fighting against the Taliban, to reach safety.
- Aid agencies are warning of a humanitarian catastrophe, as the militants continue their lightning advance across the country.
Afghans Need a Humanitarian Intervention Right Now – FP, 13.08
The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan should continue. But a new military engagement should begin. By Charli Carpenter, a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Director of Human Security Lab
U.N. Afghanistan Envoy Issues Desperate Plea to Avert Catastrophe – FP, 6.08
Deborah Lyons cites Syria and Sarajevo in her warnings of what could come as the Taliban turn their guns toward Afghanistan’s cities. By Colum Lynch, Robbie Gramer
- Women in Afghanistan – FP
- Femeile protestează pentru a treia zi consecutiv în Afganistan, în ciuda intimidărilor din partea talibanilor: „Un guvern fără femei va cădea” – 8.09
- „Suntem gata să murim”. Curajul unor femei afgane care au ieșit în stradă să-și apere drepturile în regimul talibanilor – libertatea, 4.09
- Un grup de femei protestează pe străzile capitalei Kabul, cerând drepturi egale și participare deplină la viața politică – 4.09
‘They Left Us to the Taliban’ – FP, 2.09
Six Afghan women describe their feelings of fear, anger, and betrayal in the wake of America’s departure. By Zahra Nader, a Ph.D. student at York University who previously worked as a journalist in Kabul
Femmes afghanes : une vie sous contraintes – france24, 31.08
- En Afghanistan, les activistes des droits des femmes, qui ont obtenu des avancées considérables ces deux dernières décennies, ressentent colère et découragement au moment d’ouvrir un nouveau chapitre de leur combat. Face à des Taliban qui n’ont pas clairement affiché leurs intentions, elles redoutent de tout perdre, quand le monde ne regardera plus.
Afghanistan Dialogues: A WION Special Series – 30.08
- Afghanistan is the biggest headline. Everyone has a take. Experts, commentators, power brokers, politicians, anchors, reporters are all weighing in. But what about the people of Afghanistan? Who is talking to them?
Les Taliban au pouvoir en Afghanistan : quel avenir pour les femmes ? – FRANCE 24, 27.08
- Depuis le retour des talibans à Kaboul voilà bientôt deux semaines, on s’inquiète de voir les progrès réalisés ces dernières années en matière de liberté réduits à néant. En particulier pour les femmes. Ce sont elles qui ont le plus à perdre si l’on en juge par le précédent passage au pouvoir des fondamentalistes afghans. À l’époque, elles avaient perdu tous leurs droits, ou presque… Est-ce à nouveau ce qui est à craindre aujourd’hui ?
Afghan single mother describes her desperate situation under Taliban rule – DW News, 27.08
- ‘Zahra’ is a single mother and works as a gynecologist in Afghanistan. But since the Taliban took over, she can’t leave the house anymore. Without work, she has no source of income. She tells DW her desperate situation.
’The Taliban are here’: The inside story of one woman’s escape from Kabul – BBC Newsnight, 27.08
- An outspoken critic of the Taliban and campaigner for women’s rights, Afghan politician Shukria Barakzai survived a suicide bomber who tried to kill her in 2014.
Afghanistan : les femmes sont les grandes perdantes de cette évacuation “cruelle” – FRANCE 24, 27.08
- Très peu de femmes afghanes peuvent se permettre actuellement de rejoindre l’aéroport de Kaboul. La grand-reporter Solène Chalvon-Fioriti, qui a longtemps travaillé en Afghanistan, dénonce les conditions d’évacuation en Afghanistan. “Il faut arrêter de d’imaginer que l’aéroport de Kaboul, qui est un endroit de mort, une poudrière, puisse nous aider à faire sortir des gens”. Elle en appelle à une négociation diplomatique avec les Taliban pour favoriser d’autres moyens d’évacuation.
In Taliban’s New Afghan Emirate, Women Are Invisible – FP, 27.08
“All the women of Afghanistan have one fear, the Taliban,” said former deputy defense minister Munera Yousufzada. By Lynne O’Donnell
- Malala povestește cum a trăit sub conducere talibană și lansează un apel internațional – 17.08
- Pentru femeile din Afganistan, întoarcerea talibanilor reprezintă ”sfârşitul lumii” – 16.08
- Vise spulberate pentru femeile din Afganistan – 16.08
- Mesaj emoționant al unei studente din Afganistanul cucerit de talibani: „Îmi este teamă pentru viața mea / Nu vreau să plec” – 16.08
Many Afghans Fear for Their Lives as Taliban Fighters Take Kabul – FP, 16.08
In a new chapter for Afghanistan, women are particularly vulnerable. By Lynne O’Donnell, an Australian journalist and author
The female Afghan journalist who won’t give in to Taliban – BBC News, 15.08
Afghanistan: As Taliban gains ground, female judges fear for their safety – PBS, 15.08
A Taliban Victory Would Be ‘The Return of a Dark Age for Afghanistan’ – FP, 28.07
Shukria Barakzai, a prominent women’s rights advocate and former politician, shares her thoughts on the U.S. withdrawal and Afghanistan’s uncertain future. By Lynne O’Donnell, an Australian journalist and author
As Taliban Expand Control, Concerns About Forced Marriage and Sex Slavery Rise – FP, 23.07
In some Afghan towns, women are fleeing ahead of insurgent takeovers. By Lynne O’Donnell
Women in Afghanistan: Do not forget us – TWT/ CH, 4.06
Shazia Haya on the fears of a return to repression
Afghan Women’s Problems Don’t End With the Taliban – FP, 3.05
A new U.S. intelligence assessment suggests women’s rights in Afghanistan face threats even without a Taliban takeover. – By Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy, and Allison Meakem, an editorial fellow at Foreign Policy.
Afghanistan Can’t Achieve Stability Without Women – FP, 30.04
To reach a gender-conscious peace deal with the Taliban, Afghan negotiators need more time—and U.S. support. By Fawzia Koofi, an Afghan politician and member of the negotiations team engaged in peace talks with the Taliban.