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Violence against Women increases: Muzhghan

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Officials in Ministry of Women Affairs have said,” in the past 11 months 4000 violence cases has been registered within their Ministry where 110 cases were only raping cases.”

Officials in Ministry of Haji and religion claimed that implementation of no law and regulation is counted as one of the factors for increasing of violence against Women and children in Afghanistan.

Acting Minister of Women Affairs Muzhghan Mostafavi said,” we have recorded 4000 violence cases across the country where 110 cases are raping cases with big shame this happens in an Islamic Government.”

Despite of Islamic Ulema roles in decreasing of violence against Women officials in Ministry of Women have still demanded the Ministry of Haji and Religion more cooperation to be made to decrease violence against Women and children in the country.

Head of the mosques in Ministry of Haji and religion Abdul Malik Zaiee said,” in the past 13 years different human beings were forced by violence 2 year old, 5 year old and even Women are raped but Officials in Government have yet to take serious actions and sentence the perpetrators of the cases.”

This comes after 5000 cases of violence were registered where 174 cases were raping cases.

 

Reported by Abul Aziz Karmi

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Children included among refugees forced into river by Iranian border guards

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Findings show some children were among the ones thrown killed into the Harirud River by Iranian border guards.

The families of those who were thrown into the Harirud River by Iranian border guards a few weeks back have demanded the government share the results of the fact-finding committee with them.

The Independent Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has also acknowledged that there were children among the victims.

Naeem Nazari, deputy head of the Independent Human Rights Commission, said their investigation revealed that several children included those thrown into the river by Iranian border guards.

Herat Governor Sayed Wahid Qatali also said that the investigation was ongoing, and some considerable results had been achieved, which would soon be made public.

On the other hand, the families of those who were thrown into the river by Iranian border guards are asking the government to share with them the results of the investigation conducted by the fact-finding committee.

A delegation led by the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister arrived in Afghanistan a few days ago and met with Afghan officials.

The Iranian and Afghan delegations stressed that this issue should be seriously investigated and that the results should be shared with the people.

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Prisoner releases; Taliban’s technical team arrives in Kabul

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A Taliban technical team has arrived in Kabul to conduct verification for the Taliban prisoners.

The Taliban’s political office in Qatar and the Office of National Security Council confirmed that the team had come to Kabul only to take care of some technical work on the releases of prisoners at both ends.

Suhail Shaheen, the spokesperson for the Taliban’s political office in Qatar, said that a five-member Taliban team had been sent to Kabul to verify and release the prisoners and that the team would address some technical problems.

The Office National Security Council also confirmed that the Taliban and the government’s technical delegation were working to ease the release of prisoners.

On the other hand, the Pentagon believes that the Afghan government has taken an effective step towards peace by deciding to release 2,000 Taliban prisoners in the new round.

Many believe that as hurdles have been removed to an extent, the opportunity for bringing peace should not be missed this time.

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Coronavirus update; cases exceed 13,000 in Afghanistan

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With 580 newly registered cases, the total number of cases for the Coronavirus reached 13,036, with 235 deaths.

The Ministry of Public Health announced the 580 new cases of Coronavirus as follows: Kabul with 322 cases, Herat with 139, Panjshir with 27, Balkh with 22, Farah with 21, Paktia with 20, Faryab with 15, and Parwan with 14 cases.

The Ministry of Public Health also expressed concerns about the lack of facilities saying that the Darulaman Palace, which was designated for the Coronavirus patients, has been evacuated.

Waheed Majrooh, a deputy of the Health Ministry, said that if medical supplies are not provided soon, it will cause major troubles.

Majrooh added that the Darulaman Palace, which was the center of abstraction, had been evacuated, and its beds had been transferred to hospitals.

The Ministry of Public Health emphasized that the least people can do is using masks, keeping social distancing, and washing their hands more often.

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