India  

All female TV presenters in Afghanistan given 'non-negotiable' order to cover faces on air

Sky News Thursday, 19 May 2022
All female TV presenters in Afghanistan given 'non-negotiable' order to cover faces on airAll female television presenters in Afghanistan have been ordered by the Taliban to cover their faces while on air - as at least one host hit out at the move, saying it was "erasing" women.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

You Might Like


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Afghanistan Afghanistan Country in Central and South Asia

India and Pakistan Offer Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan After Deadly Earthquake [Video]

India and Pakistan Offer Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan After Deadly Earthquake

India and Pakistan Offer , Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan , After Deadly Earthquake. Both India and Pakistan have already dispatched humanitarian aid to Afghanistan after a powerful earthquake killed over 1,000 people. Al Jazeera reports that India has deployed a technical team to the Afghan capital of Kabul. According to India's foreign ministry, the team has been sent to the embassy which has been vacant since August when the Taliban took control. . The ministry said in a statement that the team would, “closely monitor and coordinate the efforts of various stakeholders for the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance.". Meanwhile, Pakistan has deployed trucks carrying food and other necessities. . Pakistan has assured all possible support to ameliorate the sufferings of the Afghan families affected by the 6.1 magnitude earthquake, Statement from the office of Pakistan's Prime Minister, via Al Jazeera. The consignment arranged by the National Disaster Management Authority consists of family tents, tarpaulins, blankets and emergency medicines, Statement from the office of Pakistan's Prime Minister, via Al Jazeera. On June 23, India's foreign ministry said that 27 tons of supplies would be delivered to international aid agencies and the Afghan Red Crescent Society. As always, India stands in solidarity with the people of Afghanistan, with whom we share centuries-old ties, and remains firmly committed to providing immediate relief assistance for the Afghan people, Statement from India's Foreign Ministry, via Al Jazeera. According to Al Jazeera, the Taliban-led government and the international aid community are struggling to deliver assistance to some of the hardest-hit areas. According to Al Jazeera, the Taliban-led government and the international aid community are struggling to deliver assistance to some of the hardest-hit areas

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories    Duration: 01:30Published
Germany promises aid to Afghanistan’s hardest hit areas following deadly earthquake [Video]

Germany promises aid to Afghanistan’s hardest hit areas following deadly earthquake

Aid is beginning to trickle into the war-torn country, as poor road conditions hamper rescuers trying to reach survivors of Wednesday's deadly quake.

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:39Published
Death toll from Afghanistan's quake rises to 1,150 people [Video]

Death toll from Afghanistan's quake rises to 1,150 people

Credit: FRANCE 24 English    Duration: 01:43Published
Afghanistan earthquake: India sends technical team for help | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Afghanistan earthquake: India sends technical team for help | Oneindia News *News

India has sent its technical team to the earthquake hit Afghanistan where more than 1000 people have died so far. #Afghanistanquake #IndiandAfghanistan #Taliban

Credit: Oneindia    Duration: 01:35Published

Taliban Taliban Islamist organization in Afghanistan (founded 1994)

India re-establishes diplomatic presence in Kabul

India on Thursday resumed its diplomatic presence in Kabul by deploying a team in its embassy in the Afghan capital, over 10 months after it pulled out its..
IndiaTimes
Taliban supreme leader appeals for aid as earthquake kills 1,000 people [Video]

Taliban supreme leader appeals for aid as earthquake kills 1,000 people

The powerful quake hit the eastern Paktika province on the border with Pakistan, and authorities fear many more people are trapped or dead in the rubble of their homes.

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:29Published

Rescuers dig by hand for quake survivors amid confusion over Taliban aid appeal

An earthquake survivor has told of his loss of 26 family members as rescuers resort to digging by hand in villages raised to the ground in eastern Afghanistan.
Sky News

Related videos from verified sources

Afghanistan's female journalists forced to cover faces on air | Oneindia News [Video]

Afghanistan's female journalists forced to cover faces on air | Oneindia News

Taliban have ordered Afghanistan's female anchors to cover their faces. On 21st May many news anchors had reportedly defied the diktat to conceal their appearance on TV but their employers had come..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:56Published

Related news from verified sources

Taliban stops issuing driving license to women in Afghanistan's Kabul: Reports

In a recent decree, the Taliban regime in Afghanistan banned girls from attending school above grade sixth leading to worldwide condemnation.
DNA Also reported by •IndiaTimesZee News

What are rules set by Taliban for Afghani women in schools, public places?

After taking over Afghanistan in mid-2021, the Taliban formed a new government and implemented a fresh set of rules for Afghani women.
DNA Also reported by •Zee NewsIndian Express

UN holds emergency meeting on Taliban crackdown on women

The UN Security Council held emergency closed consultations Thursday on the Taliban's latest crackdown on Afghan women as it considered a presidential statement...
IndiaTimes Also reported by •Zee News