The Taliban are going door-to-door looking for opponents and their families, as indicated by an intelligence record for the UN that developed feelings of fear Friday Afghanistan’s new rulers were reneging on promises of tolerance.
Subsequent to steering government powers and reclaiming control over Kabul on Sunday to end twenty years of war, the hardline Islamist movement’s leaders have more than once promised complete amnesty as a component of a well created PR barrage.
Women have likewise been guaranteed their rights will be regarded, and that the Taliban will be “positively different” from their severe 1996-2001 rule.
However, with a huge number of individuals still attempting to escape the capital on board departure flights, the report for the United Nations affirmed the apprehensions of many.
The Taliban have been leading “targeted door-to-door visits” of individuals who worked with US and NATO powers, as indicated by a private archive by the UN’s threat assessment consultants by AFP.
The report, composed by the Norwegian Center for Global Analyses, said militants were additionally screening individuals en route to Kabul airport.
“They are targeting the families of those who refuse to give themselves up, and prosecuting and punishing their families ‘according to Sharia law’,” told Christian Nellemann, the group’s executive director.
“We expect both individuals previously working with NATO/US forces and their allies, alongside with their family members to be exposed to torture and executions.”
The Taliban have refuted such allegations before and have a few times gave proclamations saying Taliban terrorists were restricted from entering private homes.
They likewise demand women and journalists have nothing to fear under their new rule, however a few media personnel have revealed being whipped with sticks or whips when attempting to record a portion of the mayhem found in Kabul lately.
During their first spell in power, women were prohibited from public life and girls restricted from school.
Individuals were pelted with stones to death for infidelity, while music and TV were additionally banned.
The United States attacked Afghanistan and overturned the group in 2001 after the September 11 attacks for giving asylum to Al-Qaeda.
A video posted online by a high-profile woman journalist this week for an government run TV channel offered an alternate reality to the Taliban’s new picture of resistance.
“Our lives are under danger,” Shabnam Dawran, an anchor in state-claimed broadcaster RTA, said as she described being banned from the workplace.
“The male employees, those with office cards were allowed to enter the office but I was told that I couldn’t continue my duty because the system has been changed,” said Shabnam.
There have been isolated indications of resistance to the Taliban in parts of Afghanistan this week.
Little gatherings of Afghans waved the nation’s black, red and green flags in Kabul and a small bunch of rural areas on Thursday to praise the commemoration of Afghanistan’s independence – once in a while on display of patrolling Taliban terrorists.
“My demand from the international community… is that they turn their attention to Afghanistan and not allow the achievements of 20 years to be wasted,” said a protestor.
Taliban terrorists shot firearms to scatter many Afghans in Jalalabad who waved the flag on Wednesday.
Russia likewise accentuated on Thursday that an obstruction development was framing in the Panjshir Valley, driven by deposed VP Amrullah Saleh and Ahmad Massoud, son of a killed anti-Taliban terrorist.
“The Taliban doesn’t control the whole territory of Afghanistan,” said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
In the Panjshir Valley upper east of Kabul, Ahmad Massoud, the son of Afghanistan’s most renowned enemy of Taliban warrior Ahmed Shah Massoud, said he was “ready to follow in his father’s footsteps”.
“But we need more weapons, more ammunition and more supplies,” wrote Massoud in the Washington Post.
A huge number of individuals have attempted to escape Afghanistan since the Taliban cleared into the capital.
The United States said Thursday that it had transported around 7,000 individuals out of Kabul in recent days.
Chaos ejected at the airport this week, as anxious Afghans looked for a way to leave the country.
An Afghan sports federation declared a footballer for the national youth team had died after falling from a US plane he frantically clung to as it took off.