GENEVA - The U.N. human rights office has condemned the Taliban’s violent crackdown on p...

UN Rights Office Condemns Violent Taliban Crackdown on Peaceful Protesters – Voice of America

GENEVA - The U.N. human rights office has condemned the Taliban’s violent crackdown on peaceful protests in Afghanistan, where women in particular are trying to uphold their rights in the face of the Taliban’s restrictions on women’s place in society.   Despite the risks, Afghan women and men have taken to the streets in defense of their human rights. U.N. monitors say women have been pressing for their right to work, to freedom of movement, to education and to exercise their right to participate in public affairs. U.N. human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani says the protests which are protected under international human …

 

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