Updated 1 day ago ·
Published on 29 Apr 2023 11:40PM ·
Small groups of Afghan women are staging sporadic gatherings to protest against foreign powers awarding the Taliban government legitimacy. – AFP pic, April 29, 2023.
A GROUP of Afghan women protested in Kabul today, defying a crackdown on dissent to urge foreign nations not to formally recognise the Taliban government ahead of a United Nations summit next week.
Protesters opposing creeping curbs on women’s rights have been beaten or detained since the Taliban surged back to power in 2021, and security forces have fired into the air to disperse some rallies.
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