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U.N. rights envoy says Taliban must reverse restrictions on Afghan women

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U.N. rights envoy in Afghanistan says country faces "severe" human rights challenges. Richard Bennett called on Taliban authorities to reverse growing restrictions on women. He also called for investigation of attacks against religious minorities. Taliban spokesman denied human rights concerns, saying authorities were working on the issue.
1 month ago·New York, United States

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U.N. rights envoy says Taliban must reverse restrictions on Afghan women

KABUL - The United Nations rights envoy in Afghanistan said on Thursday the country faces "severe" human rights challenges and called on Taliban authorities to reverse growing restrictions on women and investigate attacks against religious minorities. Richard Bennett, UN special rapporteur for human rights in Afghanistan spoke to reporters at the end of an 11-day visit to the country,

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

U.N. rights envoy says Taliban must reverse restrictions on Afghan women

KABUL (Reuters) - The United Nations rights envoy in Afghanistan said on Thursday the country faces "severe" human rights challenges and called on Taliban authorities to reverse growing restrictions on women and investigate attacks against religious minorities. Read full story

1 month ago·Malaysia
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Hindustan Times

Taliban dismiss UNSC's call to reverse restrictions on Afghan women

The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Tuesday that criticised the Taliban for limiting girls' and women's access to education, government jobs and freedom of movement since seizing power last year.

1 month ago·New Delhi, India
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National Post

U.N. rights envoy says Taliban must reverse restrictions on Afghan women

KABUL -- The United Nations rights envoy in Afghanistan said on Thursday the country faces "severe" human rights challenges and called on Taliban authorities to reverse growing restrictions on women and investigate attacks against religious minorities. Read More

1 month ago·Canada
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Al Jazeera

UN envoy tells of serious concern at Taliban’s ‘erasure of women’

UN envoy Richard Bennett is concerned over deteriorating human rights situation, attacks on religious minorities.

1 month ago·Qatar
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Arab News

UN rights envoy says Taliban must reverse restrictions on Afghan women

Author: ReutersID: 1653570204426733100Thu, 2022-05-26 16:15 KABUL: The United Nations rights envoy in Afghanistan said on Thursday the country faces “severe” human rights challenges and called on Taliban authorities to reverse growing restrictions on women and investigate attacks against religious minorities. Richard Bennett, UN special rapporteur for human rights in Afghanistan spoke to reporters at the end of an 11-day visit to the country, …

1 month ago·Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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