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There have been reports of vandalism in Taliban-controlled areas: UN human rights chief

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GENEVA, Aug 24 (AP) UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday that she had “confirmed” reports of brutality in Taliban-controlled areas in Afghanistan, including immediate death sentences to civilians and armed security personnel, and violence against women. includes banning. He urged the Human Rights Council to take “bold and concrete action” to monitor the rights situation in Afghanistan. Bachelet said strict action should be taken to investigate reports of human rights violations and that the international community’s attention was wasted on the war-torn country.

GENEVA, Aug 24 (AP) UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday that she had “confirmed” reports of brutality in Taliban-controlled areas in Afghanistan, including immediate death sentences to civilians and armed security personnel, and violence against women. includes banning. He urged the Human Rights Council to take “bold and concrete action” to monitor the rights situation in Afghanistan.

Bachelet said strong action should be taken to investigate reports of human rights violations and the international community’s attention should not be wasted on the war-torn country.

“At this critical hour, the people of Afghanistan are looking to the Human Rights Council to defend their rights,” he said.

“I urge the Council to take bold and concrete action by establishing a dedicated mechanism to closely monitor the human rights situation in Afghanistan,” Bachelet said.

He said that in Afghanistan, the Taliban is working on immediate death sentences for civilians and security personnel who have laid down their arms, recruiting child soldiers, banning women from freely moving about and girls going to school, and for peaceful protestors. being repressed.

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A Norwegian private intelligence agency providing information to the United Nations said a few days ago that the Taliban had blacklisted people it believed worked for the government of eastern Afghanistan and US-led forces. Was. Many Afghans are hiding out of fear.

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