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    • Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission

Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission Newsletter
  • Taliban dissolves Afghanistan's independent human rights commission 17 May 2022 11:57 GMT

    Kabul — Taliban authorities on Tuesday said they had dissolved Afghanistan's independent human rights commission as it was "not considered necessary." The hardline Islamists have closed several bodies that protected the freedoms of Afghans, …

  • Comment by Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the dissolution of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission 19 May 2022 14:01 GMT

    DELIVERED BY Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights I am dismayed at the reported decision of the Taliban to dissolve the country's Independent Human Rights Commission. The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission performed …

  • UN, Taliban talks without Afghan women draw censure 27 Jun 2024 12:25 GMT

    A United Nations-led meeting with Afghanistan's Taliban will be held in Qatar's capital Doha this weekend, in which representatives from some 25 countries are expected to take part. It will be the third such meeting, but the first attended by the …

  • Afghan girls suffer under school closures 15 Jul 2022 12:59 GMT

    Since the hardline Taliban took over Afghanistan, the group has imposed numerous limitations on girls and women, one of the most detrimental of which is the ban on education for girls. Human rights agencies continue to warn of the consequences of school …

  • Taliban shut down Afghanistan human rights body 18 May 2022 06:57 GMT

    AFP Kabul May 17, 2022 17:33 IST Updated: May 17, 2022 22:26 IST AFP Kabul May 17, 2022 17:33 IST Updated: May 17, 2022 22:26 IST "We have some other organisations to carry out activities related to human rights, organisations that are linked to the …

  • 'Not necessary': Taliban dissolve Afghanistan's human rights body 17 May 2022 20:45 GMT

    Taliban authorities announced on Tuesday that they have disbanded Afghanistan's independent human rights commission since it was "not considered necessary," despite a recent spike in female murder and suicide cases. Since the hardline group …

  • Taliban shuts down Afghan human rights body 17 May 2022 12:17 GMT

    Taliban authorities have said they have dissolved Afghanistan's independent human rights commission as it was "not considered necessary". Since the hardline Islamists seized power last August they have closed several bodies that protected the …

  • Taliban to require female TV presenters to cover faces while on screen 19 May 2022 21:47 GMT

    The Taliban will require Afghan women who present on television to wear face coverings, another regressive step for women's rights since the group's takeover last August. The new decree, termed "advice" by a spokesman for the Taliban' …

  • Taliban orders female TV presenters to cover their face 19 May 2022 15:58 GMT

    Taliban authorities in Afghanistan have asked television broadcasters to ensure that female presenters on local stations cover their faces when on air, an official said today. The move comes days after authorities ordered women to cover their faces in …

  • European Parliament gives centre stage to Afghan women 03 Feb 2022 04:48 GMT

    (MENAFN- IANS) Brussels/Kabul, Feb 3 (IANS) The European Parliament held a two-day conference and a series of events to discuss the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan since the fall of the country to the Taliban last August. In the conference …

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