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General News    H2'ed 9/5/21

Taliban Fighters Crush a Women's Protest Amid Flickers of Resistance

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The New Rulers of Afghanistan. Armed resistance is still alive 70 miles north of Kabul.
The New Rulers of Afghanistan. Armed resistance is still alive 70 miles north of Kabul.
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In Afghanistan brave women are marching to hold on to the rights they acquired in the previous 20 years. They are demanding a place in the newly forming government. 

On Saturday September 4, "Taliban fighters violently suppressed a women’s protest Saturday in Kabul. ...  [The women] "said they were beaten by Taliban fighters--some of the first concrete evidence of harsh treatment of women by the group."

Said one woman in the wake of the brutality: "We will continue our struggle until we get our rights back in this government. They took over our country by the force of their weapons.”

 “We will continue our struggle until we get our rights back in this government. They took over our country by the force of their weapons.”

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