The Taliban haven’t solely did not ship on their commitments but additionally “reenacted draconian policies”, together with systematically erasing ladies from public life, Afghan diplomatic missions internationally stated on Monday, on the primary anniversary of the autumn of the democratically elected authorities in Kabul.
The missions in several nations additionally stated that the worldwide group ought to reinforce the UN-mandated journey ban on sure Taliban leaders, because the group has misused the exemptions.
In New Delhi, the assertion was put out by the Afghanistan embassy.
Most diplomatic missions of Afghanistan, together with in India, are nonetheless functioning independently of the Taliban dispensation. At current, round 70 Afghan missions are in operation.
The missions stated the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul final month affirmed that the Taliban are internet hosting and sheltering a “coterie” of overseas terrorist teams, that are threatening safety and stability of Afghanistan, the area, and the broader world.
The missions put ahead seven factors for consideration by the worldwide group to convey peace and stability in Afghanistan. These embody re-imposition of the journey ban on sure Taliban leaders and enlisting new people within the sanction regime, coordinated measures to deal with “dangerous threat” emanating from the presence of overseas terrorist teams within the nation, and guaranteeing significant engagement to exert stress on the group.
The missions particularly urged the worldwide group to “reinforce the UN travel ban for Taliban leaders [concerned], as the group has continuously misused travel-ban exemptions by refusing to engage in any meaningful dialogue for a political settlement”. They referred to as on the worldwide group and the UN to hunt “pragmatic solutions” to the present financial, political and humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan via putting in all needed measures to satisfy the pressing wants of the individuals of Afghanistan.
“Afghan citizens are deprived of basic services and face grave human rights abuses and violations, poverty, repression, and fear,” they said.
“Almost overnight, the Taliban militant group rolled back hard-won gains achieved through the joint effort and sacrifice of the people of Afghanistan and the international community since 2001,” they stated.
They stated the Taliban have rejected constant nationwide and worldwide appeals for the creation of an inclusive and consultant authorities, which is vital for political stability.
The missions stated regardless of the “violent and illegitimate” nature of the Taliban takeover, they have been provided the chance to ship on commitments, together with guaranteeing the elemental rights of residents and never permitting Afghanistan to develop into a secure haven for worldwide terrorism.
The assertion stated many nations and worldwide organisations adopted a coverage of dialogue and engagement with the group within the hope that such interplay would positively affect the Taliban’s strategy and actions towards the individuals’s expectations. “One year on, the Taliban have not only totally failed to deliver on all their commitments but re-enacted draconian policies and directives,” the missions said.
“Among others, the group has banned girls from attending secondary education and systematically erased women and girls from public life by restricting their fundamental rights to work and play an active role in society,” the assertion stated.
The missions stated stopping women from schooling not solely constitutes a “grave human rights violation” but additionally jeopardises the nation’s progress and future.
They alleged that “arbitrary detentions” together with of ladies activists, compelled disappearances and compelled displacements, collective punishment, crackdown on media and extra-judicial killings turned regular observe beneath the Taliban rule.
“These and other measures have perpetuated a climate of absolute fear and physical and psychological insecurity, forcing hundreds of thousands of Afghans to leave the country,” the missions stated.