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AAN in the Media

Allahs Ordnung auf Erden: Afghanistan unter Taliban-Herrschaft

Tageszeitung, 3 July 2022 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig looks back at the Taleban’s Grand Ulema Conference in Kabul and its repercussions (in German). He sees a further step towards the institutionalisation of the Emirate, under the formula “sharia plus internal unity plus [utopian] autarky”. And Taleban amir Hebatullah still able to plaster over internal disagreements.

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Nadelstiche gegen Taliban: Opposition in Afghanistan

Tageszeitung, 27 June 2022 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig gives a brief overview of the new anti-Taleban resistance groups inside and outside the country, concluding that they face a “lack of broader mobilisation” due to the facts that many in Afghanistan identify their leaders with the previous governments systemic corruption”, “war crimes” of the past and, mainly, […]

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Das nächste Desaster: Naturkatastrophe in Afghanistan

Tageszeitung, 22 June 2022 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig writes in the Berlin-based daily about the heavy earthquake this morning in Afghanistan’s southeast, the Taleban and international response, with a short aside on UN-Taleban relations after two ministers did not get their travel exemption renewed by the Security Council, apparently an answer to the misogynist policies of […]

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Kein weibliches Gesicht mehr im TV

Tageszeitung, 23 May 2022 Op-ed by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig after the Taleban decision that also women on TV have to cover their face and their closure of several new governmental and semi-governmental institutions established after 2001, such as th human rights commission and the National Security Council (in German).

AAN in the Media