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The Taliban converted the secretariat of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs to the Ministry of Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice on September 17, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

Green Left speaks to Dr Ayesha Jehangir, who is currently writing a book about Afghan refugees and media discourses of war and conflict.

It’s been one month since the fall of Kabul, writes Yasmeen Afghan. People live in constant fear, government employees have not been paid, and most people are out of jobs, especially Afghan women.

The left bloc, spearheaded by the Labour Party, has won an important victory in the Norwegian election, reports Farooq Sulehria.

An international online campaign celebrating Afghan women’s traditional dress has started after the Taliban introduced a strict dress code for female university students, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

There are growing concerns over the Pakistan establishment's influence in Afghanistan since the Taliban takeover, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

Residents in the United Nations-supervised Makhmour Refugee Camp in northern Iraq are angry at the criminal silence from the UN over a Turkish drone attack on the camp, writes Peter Boyle.

Members of the Iranian-Australian community are calling on Australia to support their struggle for justice for the more than 30,000 Iranian political prisoners who were massacred in 1988, writes Mohammad Sadeghpour.

Ian Ellis-Jones writes that the United States' ban on remittances to Cuba has had a detrimental impact on the standard of living of Cuban families, compounding the impact of the decades-long economic blockade.

The profits from the production and sale of COVID-19 vaccines has created nine new billionaires with a combined wealth greater than the cost of vaccinating the world’s poorest countries, report Stephen Coates and Rachel Evans.

The new Texas ban on abortion, which was upheld by the United States Supreme Court, effectively enables vigilante justice, reports Barry Sheppard.

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Mexico’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that laws penalising women and pregnant persons for terminating their pregnancy are unconstitutional, reports Tanya Wadhwa

West Papua activists are calling on Australia to raise concerns about the Indonesian military's human rights abuses in West Papua, when they meet with their Indonesian counterparts, reports Susan Price.

After the attack on the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001, United States president George W Bush gained unlimited powers to fight “forever wars”, writes Malik Miah

In the aftermath of the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan and Taliban takeover, big challenges lie ahead as political factions jockey for power, writes Malik Miah.

In response to the repression by the Taliban, a surge of protests have started in cities across Afghanistan, reports Zohal Silaab.

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