Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Month: January 2023

Spirale rigoriste en Afghanistan

Le clés du Moyen-Orient, 6 January 2023 The French website dedicated to events in the Middle East translates the balance of the Taleban restrictions on the freedoms of Afghan women from the personal blog of AAN’s Thomas Ruttig, Afghanistan Zhaghdablai: En septembre 2022, Thomas Ruttig dressait un bilan de ces restrictions des libertés des femmes […]

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Afghanische Dozentin: “Ein Mädchen in Afghanistan zu sein ist ein Verbrechen geworden”

Stern, 3 January 2023 In this report about the Taleban’s ban of women from universities in the German news magazine quotes AAN’s Thomas Ruttig as saying that the ‘more pragmatic Taliban’ were able to make their eight felt in the longer run to achieve a shift in these policies.

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Menschenfeindliche Politik der Taliban:Das Aussetzen der Hilfe schadet den Afghanen

Tagesspiegel, 3 January 2023 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig is one of the experts quoted in this article, in the Berlin-based daily, about the decision by non-governmental aid organisations to suspend their programmes after the Taleban ban on non-governmental aid organisations to employ Afghan women and the subsequent announcement of the German development ministry to suspend humanitarian […]

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The Art of the Tracker: How to find a thief in Afghanistan

Ali Mohammad Sabawoon

The art of tracking footprints to find thieves, and even murderers, is well-known in Afghanistan, and particularly in southern Afghanistan and in the areas where Pashtun and Baluch tribes live on the Afghan and Pakistani sides of the Durand Line, the de facto international border, it can be a paid profession. Although trackers are in […]

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Menschenrechte:”Wir verlieren sie, sie werden sterben”

Süddeutsche Zeitung, 1 January 2023 In this article in one of Germany’s leading dailies discussing the German development minister’s announcement to suspend humanitarian aid for Afghanistan (in German), quotes AAN’s Thomas Ruttig as saying: If the federal government and others are now also suspending funding for humanitarian measures, “they are questioning it in the long […]

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