An Afghan journalist: “The Taliban are not politicians, not legislators, not rulers, not protectors, not government, not authority, not administration... Stop calling them Afghanistan’s new rulers. They’re rather occupiers, proxy fighters, enemy of people.”
Female presenters on Afghanistan's leading TV channels have gone on air without covering their faces, defying a Taliban order that they conceal their appearance
These are perilous times for Afghan women. The Taliban show no sign of easing a crackdown not only on such basic rights as education and jobs for women, but on every facet of public life, from deportment to travel.
Women TV Presenters Defy #Taliban Order to Cover Faces on Air
"Mum, they didn't let me enter my school. They're saying girls aren't allowed" Hopes and dreams shattered once again for millions of Afghan girls left in tears and devastated by the continued Taliban ban
Let’s just call him who he is: #TalibanTrump He can’t handle this, though. So please don’t RT. He’d lose it.
The Taliban has never been hit harder than it is being hit right now. Killing 12 people, including one great American soldier, was not a good idea. There are much better ways to set up a negotiation. The Taliban knows they made a big mistake, and they have no idea how to recover!