AFGHANISTAN

Rina Amiri Stressing on Looking at Human Rights in Afghanistan

Kabul – On Friday, February 18, the US special representative for Afghan women, Rina Amiri, met with Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) officials to discuss the human rights situation in Afghanistan.

Rina Amiri said in a set of tweets that in her meeting with the OIC members, she emphasized cutting down the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. In addition, she has called on members of the organization to put pressure on Kabul to form a comprehensive government and end the torture of protesters.

The meeting, which took place in Jeddah, the capital of Saudi Arabia, the OIC members stressed that the Islamic world must hold Kabul accountable for respecting human rights and fulfilling its obligations to women.

The OIC officials said that efforts should be made to empower women and pave the way for their return to schools, work, social, and political life.

Ms. Amiri also visited with officials at the Islamic Development Bank to bring humanitarian aid to the country.

The International Organization of Islamic Jurisprudence, in a meeting with Ms. Amiri, announced the awarding of scholarships to Afghan women and girls.

Meanwhile, the meetings took place while observing recent changes in the country, women have faced intense restrictions on education, work, social, and political life.

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Source: Hasht-e Subh Daily

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