Video: Women whipped in Afghanistan for going to shop without male guardian | World News

A woman in Afghanistan was seen being brutally flogged in public for allegedly flouting the Taliban’s conservative rule that prohibits women from going to shops without a male guardian. In an almost two-minute video clip, posted on Twitter by a user named Shabnam Nasimi, reportedly from the Takhar province, the woman can be seen being … Read more

Taliban’s treatment of women may be crime against humanity: UN experts | World News

The Taliban’s treatment of Afghan women and girls, including their exclusion from parks and gyms as well as schools and universities, may amount to a crime against humanity, a group of U.N. experts said on Friday. The assessment by the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Afghanistan Richard Bennett and nine other U.N. experts says the treatment … Read more

Taliban’s Treatment Of Women And Girls Could Be Crime Against Humanity: UN

Taliban restrictions on women and girls could amount to a crime against humanity. (Representational) Geneva: Taliban restrictions on the freedoms of women and girls could amount to a crime against humanity, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in Afghanistan said Friday. Richard Bennett and other UN rights experts said the Taliban’s targeting of women … Read more

Taliban flogs 12 in Afghanistan football stadium for ‘moral crimes’: Report | World News

At least 12 people have been flogged by the Taliban in Afghanistan this week in a football stadium for committing “moral crimes”, it was reported. The civilians included three women who were flogged in front of hundreds of onlookers inside the stadium in Afghanistan’s Logar, Independent reported. They were held guilty for adultery, robbery and … Read more

UN ask Taliban to end violence against Afghanistan women: ‘Take concrete steps’ | World News

The UN mission in Afghanistan has called on the Taliban to take immediate steps to end violence against women and the broader deterioration of women’s rights as a vital part of efforts to establish a meaningful and sustainable peace. The call came as the world marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against … Read more