CAIRO (AP) — Taliban powers unlawfully killed 13 ethnic Hazaras, the vast majority of them Afghan troopers who had given up to the extremists, a noticeable rights bunch said Tuesday.
The killings occurred in the town of Kahr in the Daykundi region in focal Afghanistan on Aug. 30, as indicated by an examination by Acquittal Global. Eleven of the casualties were individuals from the Afghan public safety powers and two were regular people, among them a 17-year-old young lady.
Taliban watch is found in Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 4, 2021. REUTERS/Jorge Silva© Thomson Reuters Taliban watch is found in Kabul, Afghanistan, October 4, 2021. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
The detailed killings occurred around fourteen days after the Taliban assumed responsibility for Afghanistan in a barrage crusade, finishing in their takeover of Kabul. At that point, Taliban pioneers tried to promise Afghans that they had transformed from their past brutal principle of the country in the last part of the 1990s.
The world has been watching whether the Taliban would satisfy their underlying guarantees of resilience and comprehensiveness toward ladies and ethnic minorities, among them the Shiite Hazaras. Nonetheless, Taliban activities up until this point, like recharged limitations on ladies and the arrangement of an all-male government, have been met with alarm by the global-local area.
Hazaras make up around 9% of Afghanistan’s 36 million individuals. They are frequently designated on the grounds that they are Shiite Muslims in a Sunni-greater part country.
Reprieve’s secretary-general, Agnes Callamard, said that “these cutthroat executions (of the Hazaras) are additional evidence that the Taliban are submitting similar awful maltreatments they were infamous for during their past rule of Afghanistan.”
Taliban spokespersons Zabihullah Mujahid and Bilal Karimi didn’t react to calls from The Related Press looking for input.
The rights bunch said Sadiqullah Abed, the Taliban-named head of police for Daykundi, denied any killings had occurred and just said that an individual from the Taliban had been injured in an assault in the territory.
The Taliban assumed responsibility for the Daykundi area on Aug. 14, as indicated by the Absolution report, and an expected 34 previous warriors looked for wellbeing in the Khidir area. The officers, who had government military gear and weaponry with them, consented to give up to the Taliban.
Mohammad Azim Sadaqat, who drove the gathering’s acquiescence, organized to decommission the weapons within the sight of Taliban individuals.
On Aug. 30, an expected 300 Taliban contenders showed up in a caravan near Dahani Qul town, where the security powers individuals were remaining, some with relatives, as indicated by Absolution’s report. As the security powers endeavored to leave the region with their families, Taliban contenders found them and started shooting at the group, killing a 17-year-old young lady named Masuma. One trooper terminated back, killing a Taliban contender and injuring another.
The Taliban kept on shooting as the families escaped, killing two fighters, as per the report. After nine security powers gave up, the Taliban took them to a close-by stream bowl and killed them, as per the rights bunch.
The reprieve said it confirmed photos and video proof taken in the consequence of the killings.