A Taliban soldier is seen in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
A Taliban soldier is seen in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

UN creates Afghanistan investigator post, over objections from China, Russia and Pakistan

  • The special rapporteur will be responsible for monitoring the human rights situation in the country following the Taliban takeover
  • The EU’s ambassador to the United Nations hailed the move as an ‘essential step’, and expressed particular concern over the militant group’s treatment of women

Topic |   Afghanistan after the US withdrawal
A Taliban soldier is seen in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
A Taliban soldier is seen in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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