ONCE again the world is deeply concerned with the Taliban leadership’s recent decision to ban women in Afghanistan from participating in university-level education and working for NGOs. This is not the first time but continuation of the series of bans on women/young girls seeking education and empowerment. These weird measuresContinue Reading

 The Taliban has issued a decree banning the cultivation of opium poppy. “As per the decree of the supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, all Afghans are informed that from now on, cultivation of poppy has been strictly prohibited across the country,” the Taliban supreme leader Haibatullah AkhunzadaContinue Reading