the Taliban Thursday resolved by force a Demonstration in Kabul scores of WomenEspecially the students s social activistsA number of them were arrested while protesting against the fundamentalists’ decision to ban female education in universities.
cry all or nothing“yes”We want equal educational opportunities.”He said that a group of dozens of “social activists, girls and students” gathered today in Debori district of the capital to protest against the “cruel decision of the Taliban government.” EFE The organizer of the rally Insight of Husseini.
However, his lawsuit ended abruptly because “the Taliban security forces are with their police They violently dispersed the protest s tortured s I stopped Al-Husseini added.
Some of the protesters shared videos on social media in which they accused security forces to “attack them” Many of them were arrested.
This incident occurred after on Tuesday The Taliban ban women from entering universitiesAs a result, many Afghans who went to the centers yesterday were forced to stay outside while the security forces allowed their colleagues to enter.
A team of journalists from France Press agency She witnessed groups of students gathered outside Kabul universities on Wednesday, and armed guards prevented them from entering and locked the doors.
The Taliban fear the advancement of women. We can raise educated children in society and this scares them.” Wajeha KazemiHe is 19 years old, and he survived an attack on an educational center in the capital at the beginning of the year.
He said the Taliban authorities wanted to “suppress” the women Sitara FarahmandHe is 21 years old, and he was studying German literature at Kabul University. “They just want the woman to stay home and give birth. That’s it, they don’t want anything else for themselves.”
the male students Some also expressed their shock at the recent fatwa, some in East Medina Jalalabad They boycotted their exams in protest.
“It really expresses his illiteracy and lack of knowledge of Islam and human rightsThis was stated by a university student who asked not to be named.
At least two Kabul University professors have announced their resignation in protest.
Most private and public universities close for a few weeks in the winter, although universities usually remain open to students and staff.
“We are doomed. We have lost everything.”said one student in Kabul, who asked not to be named.
the prohibition imposed purists It was strongly condemned by several countries and international organizations, as well as the former Afghan president Ashraf Ghaniwho fled Kabul when the Taliban took control of the capital in August 2021.
I have said it many times, and I will say it again: If she becomes an educated girl, she will change the next five generations. If a girl remains uneducated, she will destroy five generations,” Ghani wrote on his Twitter account last night.
Despite promises of a softer regime when it seized power last year, hardline Islamists have increased restrictions on all aspects of women’s lives, ignoring international outrage.
And it is that the veto power over female education in universities, which the Taliban had so far allowed, joins the tax on secondary education and forms part of Long list of restrictions for women which includes Separation by gender in public places veil Waved He must be accompanied by a male relative on long trips.
The woman was too Fired from many jobs in it governmentor receive a fraction of their previous salary to stay at home.
This gradual tightening of their policy towards women, despite the promises they made to the international community after they came to power, only serves to bring about an attitude The current Taliban government to the government of its previous regime Between 1996 and 2001, she was known for her exclusion of Afghans and her strict social rules.
(with info from EFE and AFP)