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‘We will start again’: Afghan female MPs fight on from parliament in exile
From Greece the women are advocating for fellow refugees – and those left behind under Taliban rule

Amie Ferris-Rotman

27, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Switched off: Afghan media struggle to survive under Taliban rule
More than 250 newspapers, radio and TV stations have closed in first 100 days of militants’ rule

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kandahar

27, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Afghanistan faces disaster and ministers don’t seem to care – but Labour does | Stephen Kinnock
The west has a moral duty to help those facing starvation. We demand that the British government lead the way, says Stephen Kinnock MP

Stephen Kinnock

24, Nov, 2021 @1:08 PM

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The Guardian view on Afghanistan: a fast-developing disaster | Editorial
Editorial: As its economy implodes and the food crisis grows, its people feel betrayed. No wonder

Editorial

21, Nov, 2021 @5:12 PM

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On Helmand’s bleak wards, dying children pay the price as western aid to Afghanistan is switched off
The staff are unpaid, the drugs are running out. Gereshk hospital can only watch as tiny infants succumb to treatable diseases

Emma Graham-Harrison in Gereshk, Helmand

21, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Abducted Afghan psychiatrist found dead weeks after disappearance
Family say the body of Dr Nader Alemi, who was taken by armed men in September, showed signs of torture

Haroon Janjua in Islamabad

19, Nov, 2021 @2:44 PM

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‘If I can get a plane into the sky, I can do anything’: female Afghan pilot refuses to be grounded
Months after Mohadese Mirzaee became Afghanistan’s first female commercial airline pilot, the Taliban took Kabul. Now a refugee in Bulgaria, she is determined to fly again

Stefanie Glinski in Kabul

16, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘I loved my job in the police. Then the Taliban came for me’
After a vicious beating, Fatima Ahmadi fled Afghanistan with her children for Pakistan. But her pleas for asylum in the west are met by silence

Emma Graham-Harrison and Zahra Nader

14, Nov, 2021 @10:55 AM

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‘Remembrance will be difficult’: Afghanistan veterans reeling from Taliban takeover
Former major says withdrawal has prompted some British veterans to question value of time in country

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

13, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘It’s our lifeline’: the Taliban are back but Afghans say opium is here to stay
Despite talk of a Taliban ban, in Helmand’s poppy fields farmers and traders say they are not the only ones who depend on the drug to survive

Shah Meer Baloch in Musa Qala

11, Nov, 2021 @6:31 AM

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Women’s rights activist shot dead in northern Afghanistan
Frozan Safi, 29, is believed to be the first women’s rights defender to be killed since Taliban return to power

Zahra Nader and Amie Ferris-Rotman

05, Nov, 2021 @11:05 PM

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They stayed to fight the Taliban. Now the protesters are being hunted down
Women’s rights activists fear for their lives as Afghanistan’s new rulers infiltrate, detain, beat and torture groups of protesters

Zahra Nader and Amie Ferris-Rotman

04, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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