Afghan forces flee as Taliban advances in the north | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Afghan forces flee as Taliban advances in the north | DW News” – below is their description. Over the weekend, Afghan government troops in the north of the country, abandoned their posts and fled to neighboring Tajikistan. The reason, a Taliban advance they felt they were ill-equipped to … Read more Afghan forces flee as Taliban advances in the north | DW News

Pakistan arrests prominent Pashtun rights activist

An ethnic minority leader in Pakistan who has led protests against the powerful military has been arrested. Manzoor Pashteen heads the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (Pashtun Protection Movement or PTM) which accuses armed forces of rights abuses in the tribal areas along the border with Afghanistan. The army has cracked down on armed groups there including … Read more Pakistan arrests prominent Pashtun rights activist

From Hope to Home: Leaving Afghanistan

Mohammad Razai is a student at the University of Cambridge. Here, he explains why his family left Afghanistan and what it meant to him to settle in the UK: When I was six years old, the enveloping darkness of the courtyard; the familiar sonorous sound of Muazzin from the pulpit of the mosque, calling the … Read more From Hope to Home: Leaving Afghanistan