Kabul: Greater than a month has handed because the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan however the state of affairs within the troubled nation does not look like any totally different from what was witnessed within the Nineties.
In an interview with Washington primarily based outlet NPR, veteran Afghan journalist Najibullah Quraishi has refuted the claims that the brand new authorities in Afghanistan is “moderate” in any approach.
Quraishi on Thursday that nothing has modified from how the outfit dominated that nation within the Nineties.
“I don’t know why they promised … that they’re going to be moderate, but I don’t think so,” Quraishi instructed NPR. “According to what I’m noticing, what I’m witnessing here in Afghanistan, they are the Taliban. There is nothing changed between the Taliban in the ’90s and between the Taliban in 2021.”
In line with Quraishi, the Taliban have reinstated harsh punishments within the nation.
Kabul fell to the Taliban in August and since then persons are in a state of terror with growing instances of human rights abuses being reported from a number of elements of the nation.
Not too long ago, the United Nations and different rights teams have acquired harrowing and credible experiences of the affect on civilians of violations of worldwide humanitarian legislation and abuses of human rights.
Taliban forces unlawfully killed 13 ethnic Hazaras, together with a 17-year-old woman, in Afghanistan’s Daykundi province, a rights group mentioned earlier this week.
The killings occurred in Kahor village of Khidir district on 30 August. Eleven of the victims had been former members of the Afghan Nationwide Defence Safety Forces (ANDSF), and two had been civilians, a brand new investigation by Amnesty Worldwide has revealed.
In line with eyewitness testimony gathered by Amnesty Worldwide, the Taliban extrajudicially executed 9 of the ANDSF members after that they had surrendered, killings that look like warfare crimes. Two civilians had been killed as they tried to flee, together with a 17-year-old woman shot when the Taliban opened fireplace on a crowd of individuals.
The rights group verified images and video proof taken within the aftermath of the killings, and recognized the placement of Kahor village, the place they occurred.
“These cold-blooded executions are further proof that the Taliban are committing the same horrific abuses they were notorious for during their previous rule of Afghanistan,” mentioned Agnes Callamard, Amnesty Worldwide’s Secretary-Basic.
“They repeatedly violate the rights of those they perceive as their adversaries, even killing those who have already surrendered. The Taliban say they are not targeting former employees of the previous government, but these killings contradict such claims,” Callamard mentioned.