Taliban confirms killing of four women

Taliban confirms killing of four women

They hoped to leave and were killed. speaking Taliban On Saturday, it confirmed the killing of four Afghan women whose bodies were found
Mazar-i-Sharif (North) Recently, there were reports of the assassination of several activists.

A women’s rights activist in Mazar-i-Sharif, contacted by AFP, said she knew one of the victims, Frozan Sanvi, “a well-known women’s rights activist in the city.”

Two suspects arrested

Interior Ministry spokesman Qari Syed Khosti said in a video that two suspects were arrested after four bodies were found in a house. “The arrested men admitted during interrogation that they invited these women to the house. The investigation is ongoing and the case is being referred to the court,” without identifying the victims.

L’activiste contactée par l’AFP dit avoir entendu que les victimes pensaient être en contact avec une personne qui les aiderait à quitter le pays, puis sont montées dans une voiture censée les emmener à l’anevantéroques retroport, after two days.

“When I heard the news of (the killing), I was really scared. I was always afraid that someone would come to my door and take me somewhere and kill me.” The activist says she received a similar call three weeks ago.

“The guy knew everything about me, and he asked me to send my documents and fill out a questionnaire, claiming that I was an official in my office responsible for sending my information to the United States for my eviction,” says the activist, suspicious, refusing to help this interlocutor.

Another source in Mazar-i-Sharif contacted by AFP said that at least one of the victims was a women’s rights activist, and her family did not want to speak to the media.

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A third source also indicated that the victims received a call and thought it was an invitation to join an evacuation flight, before they were pulled out by car, and then found dead. The three women contacted by AFP asked not to be named for security reasons.

Women protesting for their rights to be respected

Since the Taliban seized power in mid-August, fear has spread, especially among women, and many activists have fled Afghanistan. Under the former regime of the ultra-conservative group, women were excluded from the public sphere and most could not work, let alone criticize the government at the time.

But since the Taliban seized power, Women demonstrated in the streets Big Afghan cities, especially Kabul, so that their rights are respected or so that young girls can go back to high school.

Taliban fighters dispersed some of the protests, and the government threatened to arrest journalists covering unauthorized gatherings.

However, senior officials in the new government insisted that their men would not be allowed to kill activists under any circumstances, and vowed to punish any killer.

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