Daily Evacuation Brief | September 4, 2022
LAST 24 HOURS
NRF EXECUTIONS — Local eyewitnesses in Takhar claim to have seen the Taliban execute 2 NRF prisoners in the Warsaj district on Friday. The men were reputedly shot in front of their families in the village of Kata Amba, and photos of the bodies have been spread on social media.
ACCUSATIONS OF US COOPERATION — Senior political figures in Kabul have again claimed that Tajikistan, Qatar, and Pakistan are facilitating US drone flights over Afghanistan. Several recent sightings and purported attacks have continued to fuel the Taliban’s claims that the US is still waging war in Afghanistan.
WATER WARS — Iran has once again accused Afghanistan of violations of the 1973 water treaty. Iran claims that water from the Helmand River continues to be diverted in Afghanistan despite several meetings where Taliban officials claim the treaty would be respected.
BLA TAKES REFUGE — The Baloch Liberation Army claims to have killed 3 Pakistani Army soldiers and may be hiding in Afghanistan while the Pakistani Army combs the roadways looking for them.
NEXT 24 HOURS
No specific threats have been received at the time of publication.
Taliban decisions reflect internal disagreement
By Abdulkader Sinno – East Asia Forum
When the school year began in Afghanistan in March 2022, journalists were poised to cover the return of girls to secondary education. Taliban leaders in Kabul had committed to allowing separate education for girls so long as they followed the Taliban-mandated dress code. Instead, the cameras recorded disappointed girls being sent back home.
Potzel Stressed Need for Inclusivity in Afghan Cabinet
By Farshad Daryosh – TOLO News
The deputy head of the UN Assistant Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Markus Potzel, called for the formation of an inclusive government in…
Thousands attend funeral of popular Herat cleric killed in mosque bombing
By Ariana News
Thousands of people attended the funeral Saturday of a popular Herat Imam, Mawlavi Mujeeb-ur-Rahman Ansari, who was…
Supreme Court: Over 13,000 Cases Heard in Past Year
By Waheeda Hasan – TOLOnews
Based on the Supreme Court deputy's remarks, 15 Supreme Court officials have been fired for misusing their authority, and their cases are being prosecuted.
US drones come from Doha or Tajikistan, says Hekmatyar
By Ahmad Sahaib Hasrat – Pajhwok Afghan News
Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) leader Gulbuddin Hekmtayar believes US drones possibly enter Afghanistan airspace through…
Floods in Pakistan threaten Afghanistan’s food supply: UN
By Ariana News
The devastating floods in Pakistan will place huge strains on efforts to get food into neighboring Afghanistan to relieve its catastrophic humanitarian crisis…
INTERNATIONAL NEWS RELATING TO AFGHANISTAN
UN Calls On Taliban To Probe Allegations Of Forced Marriage, Rape Against Key Member
By Radio Free Europe
The United Nations has called on the Taliban-led government of Afghanistan to investigate allegations of the forced marriage and abuse of…
UN Appoints Kyrgyz Ex-President to Head Afghanistan Mission
By Saqalain Eqbal – Khaama Press
Roza Otunbayeva of Kyrgyzstan has been appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres as the new Special Representative for Afghanistan and…
THE DAILY WTF
4 Afghan Children Playing With Unexploded Shell Killed in School
Unexploded ordnance detonated Saturday in southern Afghanistan killing four children and injuring three others after the kids brought it inside their school, police and…
Afghani to the Dollar: $1 – 88.22 AFN (as of 4 SEP 2022)