NATO invasion of Afghanistan
Daily Round-up | Court orders compensation for Afghans killed in Dutch airstrike & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a verdict by a Dutch court on a military operation in Afghanistan, the announcement of a ceasefire in the DRC, continued right-wing violence in Bolivia, and more atrocities by Israeli occupation forces in Palestine

Nearly 193 million people faced food insecurity in 2021, says UN report  

Wars and conflicts were directly responsible for the food insecurity faced by more than two-third (139 million) of the total affected population in 2021, claimed the Global Report on Food Crisis released on Wednesday  

“Occupation brings no progress for any country except destruction, bloodshed and looting”

Abdul Qadir Fazli speaks with Peoples Dispatch about the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and how US imperialism has weakened and destabilized the country over the past several decades

Post-Taliban takeover, what will happen to healthcare in Afghanistan?

Under the US occupation, Afghanistan’s health system became completely dependent on international NGOs. The country does not have a proper public health system of its own

Afghan crisis must end the US’ empire of war, corruption, and poverty

The United States spent $2.26 trillion on its war in Afghanistan and about $1.5 trillion, went to military spending to maintain the US military occupation

Afghanistan: The challenges of a health system dependent on foreign aid

The health infrastructure set up during the US occupation was already inadequate to meet people’s needs, and now it faces new challenges after the Taliban’s victory. Many Afghans struggle to access health care due to the high cost and the long distances they need to travel, often through conflict zones

How the Taliban chased the West out of Afghanistan

Immediately following the Taliban’s defeat of the US-backed government, the country’s assets were frozen, further aggravating the economic crisis in the country

New Zealand announces withdrawal of its remaining troops from Afghanistan

The decision to withdraw its troops was announced before the crucial meeting of constituents of NATO countries on Wednesday and the NATO’s chief’s assertion on Monday that it will not withdraw its troops from Afghanistan until the time is right