Sunday, December 3, 2023

Topic: Taliban

5,770 Afghan youngsters killed by Taliban and govt forces in two years: UN report

Thousands of boys and girls have been killed or injured over the past two years in Afghanistan, according to the latest UN report on Children and Armed Conflict, which was issued on Monday, a day after the Taliban consolidated control over the country.

There will never be US military solution in Afghanistan: Barbara Lee

Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee—who cast the sole vote against the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force that was used to justify the war in...

More than 600 fleeing Afghans cram into dramatic US military flight

An heartbreaking photo showed more than 600 Afghans – women, men, children and the elderly – sitting packed on the floor of a cavernous US military plane, part of a dramatic airlift hours after Kabul fell to the Taliban.

Hamas congratulates Taliban on end of US ‘occupation’

The political chief of Palestinian resistance group Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, has congratulated the Taliban armed group on the end of the US “occupation” of Afghanistan.

Afghan people are in danger of being abandoned to a deeply uncertain future: Amnesty

Responding to the collapse of the Afghan government following the seizure of power by the Taliban and the chaotic scenes at Kabul airport as thousands of people attempt to leave the country, Agnes Callamard, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, said that what they are witnessing in Afghanistan is a tragedy that should have been foreseen and averted.

“Following days in Afghanistan will be pivotal,” UN chief tells Security Council

As many Afghans were trying to escape the Taliban and board planes, during chaotic scenes at Kabul airport on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for international unity on Afghanistan, in a briefing to an emergency session of the Security Council.