Afghanistan: Top Taliban leader makes more promises on women’s rights but says ‘naughty women’ should stay home

Kabul CNN – A senior Taliban official reiterated the group’s as-yet-unfulfilled pledge to allow girls to return to high school, saying there would be “good news soon”, but suggested that women who protested the regime’s restrictions on women’s rights should stay at home. Sirajuddin Haqqani, Afghanistan’s acting interior minister and deputy Taliban co-leader since 2016, …

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