Afghanistan conflict
Daily Round-up | Palestinians protest Israeli displacement in Khan al-Ahmar & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of protests against displacement in Palestine, discussions of a common currency in Latin America, a UN report on the state of Afghanistan, and more sanctions on Iran

Prince Harry crimes in Afghanistan Prince Harry’s “cruelties” will be “remembered by history”

Protest and condemnation follow revelations that the British royal killed 25 Afghans while on tour with the military 

Women students Afghanistan Female students stopped from entering Badakhshan University in Afghanistan

Videos shared on social media show security personnel using force to disperse the students who are banging on the doors trying to enter the university

Afghan people face a deadly humanitarian crisis

As winter approaches, the UN Security Council should set aside differences and urgently focus on how to send assistance to Afghanistan’s impoverished people

Kabul suicide blast Suicide attack in Kabul kills 21, injures dozens 

Kabul’s police officials confirmed that as many as 21 civilians died in the explosion, including the imam of the mosque. Five children were among those critically wounded

Afghan conflict UNAMA condemns series of terror attacks in Afghanistan, calls for more security

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) urged the Taliban administration to provide greater security after consecutive blasts targeting Shia-dominated areas shook Kabul in the first week of August

UNAMA report notes large number of casualties and rights violations under Taliban rule

While the security situation in Afghanistan has improved since the Taliban takeover, extremists groups continue to attack vulnerable ethnic and minority groups, resulting in at least 700 deaths between August 2021 to June 2022

Afghanistan food crisis 20 million Afghans experiencing acute food shortage: IPC

“With 38% of the population targeted for humanitarian food assistance, nearly 20 million people – representing half the country’s population – is still experiencing high and critical levels of acute food insecurity,” IPC’s findings note

Afghanistan women Afghan activists raise concern over burqa edict, call it gender apartheid

While in the past the Taliban maintained that women would be accorded their rights, in work, education and society at large, the latest decision to enforce a dress code in public and allow them to leave their homes only in cases of necessity has raised alarms internationally

Health crises in fragile states need urgent attention

While the world remains focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, a pandemic of conflict continues to undermine the health of billions of people around the globe

Mapping Faultlines: Afghanistan is abandoned, NATO faces identity crisis

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the developments of 2021 in Afghanistan, and how the country has suffered due to the policies of the US and NATO

Dispatches from India: 75 Years of Independence

We take a look at the plight of Afghan refugees in India, protests by disability rights organizations in Tamil Nadu, the present and future of India on the anniversary of independence, and the people’s assembly organized on the anniversary of an iconic environmental movement in the country