The Taliban have routinely denied accusations of rights abuses since overthrowing the previous Western-backed government. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Taliban have routinely denied accusations of rights abuses since overthrowing the previous Western-backed government. Photo: EPA-EFE
Afghanistan

UN reports numerous killings, rights abuses under Afghanistan’s Taliban

  • UN report says the Taliban have carried out hundreds of human rights violations since seizing power last year
  • A spokesman for the Taliban government rejected the UN report’s findings, calling them ‘baseless and propaganda’

The Taliban have routinely denied accusations of rights abuses since overthrowing the previous Western-backed government. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Taliban have routinely denied accusations of rights abuses since overthrowing the previous Western-backed government. Photo: EPA-EFE
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