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The only way to save Afghanistan is with the solidarity of progressive, democratic and secular forces, says Malalai Joya.

The Taliban are hunting down women’s rights activists in Kabul. Yasmeen Afghan files this account of one such activist who is now underground.

Recent statements by Taliban figures banning perfume have been protested and derided in social media, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

Civil disobedience and stay-at-home strikes continue in Kabul against the Taliban regime, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

Selay Ghaffar Solidarity Party of Afghanistan

In this exclusive interview, Marcel Cartier speaks with Selay Ghaffar, spokesperson for the leftist Solidarity Party of Afghanistan.

As the Taliban unleashes its terror campaign in Afghanistan, thousands of people have taken action in solidarity with Afghan women across the globe. Rachel Evans reports.

Yasmeen Afghan reports that after the Taliban announced only boys and male teachers should resume their studies and work, children began posting pictures holding placards with slogans against the unofficial ban on girls' education.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Afghan women have always played an active role in the fight against occupiers, writes Yasmeen Afghan. They will not bow to the Taliban's brutalities and will fight for their rights.

A group of young Afghan women secretly held a press conference in a Kabul suburb on August 28 to launch a new women's movement against the Taliban and present their demands, reports Farooq Sulehria.

Children in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2019 by Laura Quagliuolo

The daily Jeddojehad (Struggle), a left-wing online Urdu-language paper is posting reports from Kabul. Filed by Yasmeen Afghan (not the author’s real name), these reports depict picture from inside Kabul and cover what is often ignored in the mainstream media.

The daily Jeddojehad (Struggle), a left-wing online Urdu-language paper is posting reports from Kabul. Filed by Yasmeen Afghan (not the author’s real name), these reports depict the picture from inside Kabul and cover what is often ignored in the mainstream media.

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