October 5, 2022


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The Taliban have confirmed that four women have been killed

They believed they would leave and were killed. A spokesman Taliban The bodies of four Afghan women were confirmed on Saturday
Masar-i-Sharif (North) Several massacres of activists have been reported in recent times.

One of the victims, Frozen Sanfi, a Masar-e-Sharif women’s rights activist who contacted AFP, said she knew she was a “well-known women’s rights activist in the city.”

Two suspects arrested

Interior Ministry spokeswoman Gary Syed Kosti said in a video that two suspects had been arrested after four bodies were found in a house. “The arrested men admitted during interrogation that they had invited these women into the house. The investigation is ongoing and the case has been referred to the court, ”he said, without identifying the victims.

The activist, who contacted the AFP, said he heard he believed the victims had been in contact with someone who would help them leave the country and then boarded a car to be taken to the airport before their bodies could be found.

“When I heard the news of the murder, I was already scared. My mental health is not good these days, ”he says with tears in his eyes. “I’m always afraid that someone will come to my door and take me somewhere and kill me.” The activist says he received a similar call three weeks ago.

“That person knew everything about me, asked me to send my documents and fill out the questionnaire, claiming that I was an officer in my office who was responsible for sending my information to the United States for deportation,” the activist said, adding that the suspect refused the help of this speaker.

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Another source, Mazar-i-Sharif, contacted by AFP, said at least one of the victims was a female rights activist whose family did not want to speak to the media.

A third source pointed out that the victim had received a call and before the car was recovered it was believed to have been a call to join an evacuation plane and was later found dead. All three women contacted by the AFP demanded to be released for security reasons.

Women are protesting to respect their rights

Since the Taliban seized power in mid-August, fear has spread, especially among women, and many activists have fled. Afghanistan. Under the previous regime of the ultra-conservative group, women were excluded from the public sector, and the majority could not help but criticize the government of the day.

But since the Taliban seized power, Women protested in the streets Large Afghan cities, especially Kabul, have their rights respected or young girls may return to high school.

Taliban militants disrupted some protests and threatened to arrest journalists who were gathering unauthorized government gatherings.

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