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Kabul [Afghanistan], May 27 (ANI): The newly appointed Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, Richard Bennett, said today the country faced serious human rights challenges and urged the de facto authorities to take the path that brings stability and freedom to al
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Kabul [Afghanistan], May 25 (ANI): United Nations Security Council on Tuesday urged the Taliban to reverse the policies restricting the human rights and fundamental rights of women and girls in Afghanistan.
Updated : 5 days, 16 hours ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Associate women's rights director and former senior Afghanistan researcher at Human Rights Watch, Heather Barr, highlighted Taliban's vicious remarks against Afghan women, calling out the organization's growing atrocities, in a tweet on Friday.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], May 19 (ANI): In another new decree on Thursday, the Taliban directed all-female presenters working on all TV channels to cover their faces while presenting programs, TOLOnews tweeted.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], May 11 (ANI): As the Taliban's recent decision to impose additional restrictions on women, including the mandate that they cover their faces in public places, the United Nations Security Council will hold a meeting to discuss the issue on May 12 at the request of Norway
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Brussels [Belgium], April 8 (ANI): The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have expressed deep concern over the Taliban's recent decision to indefinitely extend the ban on allowing girls in seventh grade and above to attend school.
Kabul [Afghanistan], April 7 (ANI): US special envoy for human rights and Afghan women and girls Rina Amiri has said that the reopening of schools for girls above the sixth grade in Afghanistan might lead to discord within the Taliban leadership, reported local media.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
London [UK], February 25 (ANI): Former woman Afghan MP, Mariam Solaimankhil, representing Kuchis and Nomads said that the Taliban is a "proxy of Pakistan" and they do not represent any particular ethnicity or locality in Afghanistan.
Islamabad [Pakistan], February 23 (ANI): Pakistan's Aurat March demonstrates that many in Pakistan who are criticizing India over the Hijab row are themselves desperate about what women should wear in public.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], February 15 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is wary of adverse international pressure if Pakistan becomes the first country in the world to recognise the Taliban's interim government in Afghanistan, stating that good ties with the global community are necessar
Kabul [Afghanistan], February 14 (ANI): Four Afghanistan women activists, who were detained by the Taliban regime and later released after a long period of uncertainty, are under pressure not to publicize the details about their detention, their relatives have told local media.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], February 9 (ANI): The Taliban members continue to threaten and harass women activists to intimidate them after arresting some women activists recently, according to a media report.