Deputy Minister of Information and Culture and spokesman of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Zabiullah Mujahid in a Twitter post on Wednesday, January 13, 2022, reacted to the latest report of Human Rights Watchdog and denied the report.

“The concern of Human Rights Watchdog over women’s rights being violated in Afghanistan is baseless.” Reads the Twitter post.

In the meantime, Zabiullah Mujahid said that not only women’s but human rights have been protected in Afghanistan after they regained power.

He in the Tweet wrote that the reports are based on the information and statistics of enemy parties who are propagating against the Taliban.

Earlier, the Human Rights Watchdog in its report said that Afghanistan’s economic and humanitarian situation has been worsened after the Taliban’s return to power and that women and children are the biggest victims of the situation.

The report has also expressed concern over Afghan journalists and activists being arrested and threatened by the Taliban.

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  • Najibullah Lalzoy is a journalist and editor at Khaama Press. He has a BA degree in journalism.