A Taliban fighter stands guard as Afghan women take part in a protest in Kabul on Wednesday. Photo: AFP A Taliban fighter stands guard as Afghan women take part in a protest in Kabul on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
A Taliban fighter stands guard as Afghan women take part in a protest in Kabul on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Women’s protests keep pressure on Taliban, which responds again with force

  • Fighters whip demonstrators and detain journalists, as rallies put the new caretaker government to the test
  • The interim Cabinet is composed exclusively of Taliban stalwarts and apparatchiks, with no women or former political figures and few minorities

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A Taliban fighter stands guard as Afghan women take part in a protest in Kabul on Wednesday. Photo: AFP A Taliban fighter stands guard as Afghan women take part in a protest in Kabul on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
A Taliban fighter stands guard as Afghan women take part in a protest in Kabul on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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