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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, September 04, 2021

Taliban officials have broken up a demonstration by dozens of women in Kabul demanding rights following the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan. The group say the Taliban targeted them with tear gas and pepper spray as they tried to walk from a bridge to the presidential palace. But the Taliban maintain the protest got out of control, according Afghan media outlet Tolo news.

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It's the latest of several protests by women in Kabul and Herat. The women were calling for the right to work and to be included in the government. The Taliban say they will announce the make-up of their administration in the coming days. The Taliban have said women can be involved in government, but not hold ministerial positions.

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Brave women. Surely they know what they were risking.

And of course this comes as a surprise to no one.

#1 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-05 10:53 AM | Reply

It's gonna take more than "dozens" of women in a city of millions .

#2 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-05 11:01 AM | Reply

Sounds familiar. White selective concern. Which is fake/manufactured.

#3 | Posted by fresno500 at 2021-09-05 06:55 PM | Reply

Women's' Right under the Taliban - good one!

#4 | Posted by MSgt at 2021-09-06 08:20 PM | Reply

"The group say the Taliban targeted them with tear gas and pepper spray "

You guys want to submit some applications? You can keep the beards, but you're gonna have to listen to Hank Jr. - Mississippi PD

#5 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-09-07 06:56 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

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