Tag: taliban-fighters

Women in Afghanistan are facing escalated violence from extremist Taliban fighters even though the group had promised protection of women’s rights.
Taliban Atrocities Gathering Momentum: Afghan Woman Set on Fire for ‘Bad Cooking’
Despite the Taliban assuring the world that it would respect women's rights, stories of horrific atrocities being committed against females continue to come out of Afghanistan. Najla Ayoubi, a former Afghan judge and women’s rights...
U.S. President Joe Biden hosts Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in the Oval Office at the White House June 25, 2021 in Washington, DC. Biden announced in April that he was pulling all U.S. forces from Afghanistan.
Afghan President Flees Country In Cash-Filled Helicopter
Ashraf Ghani, president of Afghanistan, fled the country with four cars and a helicopter filled with cash just prior to the Taliban taking full control over the government, according to Russian media. "As for the...