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Afghanistan: Taliban use Whips of Protesting Women

Taliban fighters used whips and sticks against a group of women protesting in Kabul on Wednesday following the announcement of a hardline, male-only interim government, in the group’s latest crackdown on dissent in Afghanistan. Videos and images received by CNN show the women chanting, “Long live the women of Afghanistan.” Some held placards declaring “No government can deny the presence of ...

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