The women who stand to lose everything in Afghanistan | Correspondent

“To see her so shaken brought tears to my eyes. I started crying for the first time during an interview. It never happened before in my career, even in the worst situations. Behind the video camera, my colleague Justine stopped filming. Photographer Adek put down her camera. The despair of Rada had taken hold ofContinua a leggere “The women who stand to lose everything in Afghanistan | Correspondent”

Europe Is Shamefully Shutting the Door to Afghan Refugees

After the Taliban seized Kabul, Emmanuel Macron led EU governments in declaring the need to “protect ourselves” from a fresh wave of refugees. The West’s intervention fueled chaos in Afghanistan. Now, it is punishing the victims. Sorgente: Europe Is Shamefully Shutting the Door to Afghan Refugees

For Many Afghans, the US Occupation Was Just as Bad as the Taliban

Pointing to Taliban human rights violations, war hawks wish US troops were back in Afghanistan. Somehow they’ve already forgotten that the recklessness and sadism of those troops is why the Taliban came roaring back in the first place. Sorgente: For Many Afghans, the US Occupation Was Just as Bad as the Taliban

As Taliban overruns more cities, Afghanistan faces dwindling options – CNN

In less than a week, the Taliban has overrun one-quarter of Afghanistan’s provincial capitals in a huge swathe of territory across the north of the country. The security situation here is unravelling faster than almost anyone expected — with the possible exception of the Taliban themselves. Sorgente: As Taliban overruns more cities, Afghanistan faces dwindlingContinua a leggere “As Taliban overruns more cities, Afghanistan faces dwindling options – CNN”

Afghanistan: Mounting Taliban Revenge Killings 

Insurgents Beat, Execute Popular Comedian in Kandahar Taliban forces in Afghanistan are targeting known critics for attack despite claiming that they have ordered their fighters to act with restraint, Human Rights Watch said today. Sorgente: Afghanistan: Mounting Taliban Revenge Killings | Human Rights Watch

Taliban, Afghan Leaders in Tehran to Discuss Peace Process | TOLOnews

A Taliban delegation led by the group’s negotiator Shir Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai is in Tehran where the delegation met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and other senior Ir Sorgente: Taliban, Afghan Leaders in Tehran to Discuss Peace Process | TOLOnews

The Bearer of Light 

By Reza // For nearly 20 years, the legendary Afghan resistant Massoud led his people, first against the Russians, and later against the Taliban, in order to liberate his country. Fifteen years after his assassination on September 9, 2001, this is my tribute to a man of rare intelligence and profound sensibility. Sorgente: The BearerContinua a leggere “The Bearer of Light “