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The Afghans: Åsne Seierstad’s gripping depiction of life under Taliban rule
June 27, 2024

The Afghans: Åsne Seierstad’s gripping depiction of life under Taliban rule

  Review: The Afghans: Three Lives Through War, Love and Revolt – Åsne Seierstad (Hachette) In August 2021, the world...
Transgender refugees fear ‘Death March’ to Afghanistan
December 3, 2023

Transgender refugees fear ‘Death March’ to Afghanistan

PESHAWAR, December 3, 2023: Amidst the forced mass exodus of Afghan migrants, the most vulnerable of Afghans are hoping against all...
Why Is Pakistan scapegoating Afghan refugees?
November 27, 2023

Why Is Pakistan scapegoating Afghan refugees?

November 18, 2023: The scenes from major crossings along the Durand Line are heart-wrenching. In videos emerging from Torkham and...
‘Millions of Afghans being forcefully deported face a dire situation’: Heela Najibullah
November 9, 2023

‘Millions of Afghans being forcefully deported face a dire situation’: Heela Najibullah

With these expulsion orders ahead of winters, an estimated 1.7 million undocumented Afghan migrants are facing an uncertain fate with...
Western arms proliferate in Afghanistan, spike violence
September 16, 2023

Western arms proliferate in Afghanistan, spike violence

A huge cache of arms, ammunition and sophisticated military equipment was left behind by the United States and its NATO...
Taliban’s ‘suffocating crackdown’ destroying lives of women and girls – new report
August 10, 2022

Taliban’s ‘suffocating crackdown’ destroying lives of women and girls – new report

The lives of women and girls in Afghanistan are being devastated by the Taliban’s crackdown on their human rights, Amnesty...
Afghanistan a year after the Taliban occupation: War on human rights
August 3, 2022

Afghanistan a year after the Taliban occupation: War on human rights

The word “anniversary” usually brings about happy and memorable moments. But Aug. 15 marks one year since the Taliban takeover...
Why there’s likelihood India may resurrect its presence in Kabul
May 25, 2022

Why there’s likelihood India may resurrect its presence in Kabul

By Anand K Sahay* Since India evacuated its mission in Afghanistan once the Taliban re-took Kabul last August practically under...
The West Co-opts the Taliban
January 28, 2022

The West Co-opts the Taliban

The series — Reflections on Events in Afghanistan-40— points out how the recent three-day conclave in Oslo between a crore...
Hi-tech weapons left in Afghanistan by US Army turn up in Kashmir as militants flaunt them in video
January 20, 2022

Hi-tech weapons left in Afghanistan by US Army turn up in Kashmir as militants flaunt them in video

Photo-YouTube The retreat of US-led NATO forces from Afghanistan at an unprecedented pace saw a massive haul of sophisticated weaponry...