Afghan women call for rights, protest alleged Taliban killings


A crowd of ladies walked through the Afghan capital on Tuesday, blaming Taliban experts for clandestinely killing warriors who served the previous US-backed system.

Around 30 ladies accumulated close to a mosque in the focal point of Kabul and walked a couple of hundred meters reciting “equity, equity” before they were halted by Taliban powers, an AFP journalist saw.

The Taliban additionally attempted to keep columnists from covering the walk, coordinated against the “puzzling killings of youngsters, especially the country’s previous officers”, as per web-based media solicitations.

Taliban contenders momentarily kept a gathering of correspondents and seized hardware from certain picture takers, erasing pictures from their cameras prior to bringing them back.

Taliban fighters walk toward journalists during a protest in Kabul on December 28, 2021. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP)

Since the hardliners got back to control in August they have viably restricted unsanctioned fights and oftentimes intercede to obstruct showings against their somber image of Islam. The dissent comes a long time later separate reports by the United Nations, Amnesty International, and Human Rights Watch said there were sound charges of in excess of 100 extrajudicial killings by the Taliban since their takeover.

“I need to tell the world, advise the Taliban to quit killing. We need opportunity, we need equity, we need common liberties,” said dissenter Nayera Koahistani.

In an assertion read out loud by dissenter Laila Bassam, the demonstrators approached the Taliban “to stop its criminal machine”.

Women hold placards during a protest to demand an end to the extra-judicial killings of former officials of the previous regime, in Kabul on Tuesday. — AFP

The assertion said previous warriors and government workers of the old system are “under direct danger”, abusing an overall acquittal declared by the Taliban in August.

The dissidents likewise broadcasted issues with the tightening limitations ladies are looking under Taliban rule. The government provided new rules at the end of the week restricting ladies from voyaging significant distances except if accompanied by a nearby male family member.

“Ladies’ privileges are basic liberties. We should protect our freedoms,” said Koahistani.

Video film posted online on Tuesday showed another ladies’ dissent held somewhere else in the capital that additionally called for ladies to be permitted schooling and work openings.

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