Afghan women continue fighting for their rights despite increasing Taliban activity.
“They are terrorists and they are not our people,” said one protesting woman. They are killing people,” protestor woman stated.
Exclusive footage from a Newsy journalist in Kabul, which takes us to the largest Taliban-controlled protests.
The march was on Tuesday — just as the Taliban announced a male-only interim government.
This week, women from Kabul and across the country bravely showed their faces and wore hijabs to take great personal risks.
They have demands. Equality and inclusion in society and government.
The activists also called for support for resistance fighters in Panjshir province – and against Pakistan’s influence in their country.
The protestor woman stated, “Our demands are these: Stop killing them.”
As a result, the Taliban used whips and sticks as well as live ammunition to break up protests. This footage was taken with mobile phones.
UN official claims that four people have been killed by the Taliban’s violent crackdown.
Ravina Shamdasani spoke on behalf of the UN High Commissioner. She said, “We call upon the Taliban to immediately cease the use of force e arbitrary detention of those exercising the right to peaceful assembly and journalists reporting on protests.” UN human rights.
According to the committee to protect journalists, at least 14 of the reporters covering the protests were arrested by the Taliban and nine of them were attacked by them.
Newsy was told by a reporter that the Taliban had beat him on the head and broken his ribs. He also stole his notes. The reporter accused him of spreading false propaganda.
In one of its first steps, the Taliban leadership has now banned demonstrations without approval from the government, and warned of “serious legal implications” for those who do not comply.
Female activists vow to fight on.