Taliban report the release of one of their prisoners in Guantanamo after talks with the US.

Taliban report the release of one of their prisoners in Guantanamo after talks with the US.

The US government has released dozens of Taliban from Guantánamo in recent years, Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Government of Afghanistan reported this Friday the release of Assadullah Haroon, one of the last two Afghans detained in the US prison of Guantánamo in Cuba, for alleged links to Al Qaeda, after talks between the Islamists … Read more

The secret school for Afghan girls that defies the Taliban

The secret school for Afghan girls that defies the Taliban

Tucked away in a residential neighborhood is one of Afghanistan’s new “secret” schools, a small but mighty act of defiance against the Taliban. About a dozen teenage girls attend a math class. “We know about the threats and we care about them,” the only teacher tells us, but adds that girls’ education is worth “any … Read more

Women protest against the Taliban in Afghanistan

Women protest against the Taliban in Afghanistan

Dozens of women went out to protest this Sunday in the streets of Kabul, capital of Afghanistanto oppose the Taliban regime and demand recognition of their civil rights, and they also criticized the serious economic crisis in which their country finds itself, a year and a half after the Taliban took power. the activist Zulia … Read more

Taliban responds to the UN, on the use of the hijab

Taliban responds to the UN, on the use of the hijab

Given the harsh criticism and accusations that the Taliban regime has received after the imposition of the use of hijab, the leader of the fundamentalist movement, Hibatulá Ajunzada, responded to the United Nationswhich the Afghan government considers the hijab coincides with the religious and cultural practices of the societyas Muslim beliefs predominate in the country. … Read more

UN denounces Taliban attempt to make women invisible

UN denounces Taliban attempt to make women invisible

Photo: Deutsche Welle/AHMAD SAHEL ARMAN/AFP / copyright The restrictions that the Taliban have imposed on Afghan women are aimed at making them “invisible,” the UN special rapporteur for human rights in Afghanistan, Richard Bennett, said in Kabul. Since returning to power last August, the Taliban have imposed a series of restrictions, many of which seek … Read more

In Afghanistan, TV hosts surrender to Taliban pressure

In Afghanistan, TV hosts surrender to Taliban pressure

Previously the drivers of Afghanistanwho work in one of the main TV channels of the country, they had challenged the regime Taliban who took over the territory, by going into the air showing their faces. Which has been one of the restrictions imposed, however one day after his act of “rebellion” have yielded to the … Read more

Afghanistan: Taliban force TV presenters to cover their faces

Afghanistan: Taliban force TV presenters to cover their faces

The taliban authorities in Afghanistan have asked local broadcasters to ensure that the TV presenters cover their faces when on the air, an official said Thursday. “Yesterday we met with media officials… they accepted our advice very gladly,” said Akif Mahajar, spokesman for the Taliban’s Vice Ministry of Virtue. He also added: “The last date … Read more

Taliban eliminate these human rights in Afghanistan

Taliban eliminate these human rights in Afghanistan

The Taliban announced that they dissolved the independent human rights commission of Afghanistan, since they did not consider it necessary. International organizations have expressed concern about the violation of the freedom of the people of that country, especially women, who are the most vulnerable. Let us remember that it was in the month of August … Read more

Taliban again force Afghan women to cover their faces

Taliban again force Afghan women to cover their faces

The taliban once again curtail the freedom of women. This Saturday they announced that from now on must cover their faces in public and even in their homes if they are in the presence of men outside their family, according to a decree by the fundamentalist group’s supreme leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada. A spokesman for the … Read more

Taliban supreme leader makes rare appearance to mark Eid al-Fitr

Taliban supreme leader makes rare appearance to mark Eid al-Fitr

The Supreme Leader of Afghanistan Haibatullah Akhunzadaappeared for the second time since taking control from the Taliban in 2016 to tell worshipers celebrating Eid al-Fitr that the Taliban had achieved freedom and security since taking power last year. Flanked by security, Akhunzada spoke days after a powerful explosion ripped through a mosque in Kabul, killing … Read more

In Afghanistan, the Taliban prohibit the cultivation of drugs, including opium

In Afghanistan, the Taliban prohibit the cultivation of drugs, including opium

The taliban announced on Sunday the prohibition of the cultivation of narcotics in Afghanistan, the largest producer of opium of the world. “According to the decree of the supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, all Afghans are informed that from now on, poppy cultivation is strictly prohibited throughout the country,” according to an … Read more

Taliban chief orders ‘strict’ ban on poppy cultivation

Taliban chief orders ‘strict’ ban on poppy cultivation

The taliban have issued a decree prohibiting the cultivation of royal poppywhile the group tries to calm international concerns regarding the control of drugs in the impoverished South Asian country. “According to the decree of the supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, all Afghans are informed that from now on, poppy cultivation has … Read more