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5/29/2001 - UN Threatens to Stop Bread Aid to Afghanistan
The United Nations World Food Program gave the Taliban until June 15 to agree to allow Afghan women to help implement a survey that ensures the UNs food aid is getting to the neediest people in the capital city of Kabul....

5/24/2001 - UN Condemns Taliban for ID Badges
UN Secretary Kofi Annan this week condemned the Taliban decree ordering Hindus to wear a yellow identification badge....

5/23/2001 - Taliban Beat Unwed Couple Accused of Having Sex
Before a crowd of thousands in a packed stadium in the Afghanistan capital city of Kabul, Taliban regime soldiers delivered 100 lashes to a young man and woman who were accused of having sex without being married....

5/22/2001 - Taliban Retaliates After U.S. Humanitarian Aid Package
Religious Police Terrorize Hospital, Close Bread Bakeries and UN Offices The same day U.S....

5/22/2001 - Taliban to Force Religious Minorities in Afghanistan to Wear Yellow
The terrorist Taliban regime has requested a religious edict or fatwa to force non-Muslim religious minorities in Afghanistan to wear yellow garb so they may be singled out by all....

5/21/2001 - Taliban Closes World Food Program Bakeries
The Taliban terrorist regime has again shut down several of the World Food Program (WFP) bakeries over the weekend that are run by Afghan women and which supply approximately one-fifth of the bread supply for the Afghanistan capital city, Kabul....

5/18/2001 - US Provides $43 Million in Humanitarian Aid to Afghanistan
Secretary of State Colin L....

5/18/2001 - Taliban Terrorizes Hospital to Stop Women and Men from Mixing
Members of Taliban religious police yesterday raided the first independently run hospital in Taliban-held areas of Afghanistan, claiming that male and female personnel were mixing illegally....

5/18/2001 - PHR Reports Afghans Oppose Talibans Restrictions on Women
The rights of women are strongly supported by more than 90% of the Afghan women and men included in the recent survey conducted in Afghanistan by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)....

5/7/2001 - French Parliament Hears Plight of Three Afghan Women
Three Afghan women, traveling under pseudonyms and wearing the all-enshrouding burqa, visited the French parliament last week in their campaign to raise international awareness about gender apartheid in their country....

5/2/2001 - 13 Senators Urge Powell to Send Emergency Funds to Afghanistan
Led by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), 13 U.S....

5/1/2001 - Pakistan Increasing Support for Taliban
The U.S....

4/27/2001 - Special Issue of Elle Magazine Focuses on Women in Afghanistan
The most recent issue of the French womens magazine Elle is completely devoted to covering the women of Afghanistan, the abuses they suffer under the ruling Taliban regime, and the dehumanization they endure....

4/25/2001 - UN to Increase Appeal for Aid to Afghanistan
The United Nations (UN) has decided to revise its appeal for 2001 far beyond the $250 million it earlier requested to aid the hundreds of thousands of starving, displaced people in Afghanistan after examining the countrys current humanitarian crisis. The original $250 million appeal was mainly for programs within Afghanistan and did not include funds to alleviate the suffering of Afghan refugees who have fled to Pakistan and are living in desperate conditions....

4/6/2001 - UN Blames Pakistan For Blockage Of Aid To Afghan Refugees
In a statement released by the United Nations, Pakistan has reneged on an agreement reached last month with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to allow adequate UN relief supplies to be delivered to the 70,000 Afghan refugees in the Jalozai refugee camp. One of the most desperate camps for Afghan refugees is located in the Pakistan city of Jalozai....

4/3/2001 - U.S. State Department Says Taliban Unable To Govern
The Taliban have demonstrated that they unable to effectively govern, said U.S....

3/30/2001 - Repatriation Too Dangerous for Many Afghan Refugees
Thousands of unregistered Afghan refugees living near Peshawar, Pakistan, could be deported back to Taliban-controlled Afghanista, where gender apartheid and ethnic and cultural genocide are devastating a population already strained by a severe drought....

3/30/2001 - Crisis in Afghanistan Deepens
One million people are at risk for famine in Afghanistan and millions more are in the most desperate poverty imaginable, according to the United Nations....

3/29/2001 - Taliban Publicly Lashes Woman Accused of Extra-Marital Sex
The terrorist Taliban regime publicly lashed a woman accused of having sex with a man who was not her husband....

3/28/2001 - Germany Condemns Taliban; Amnesty International Confirms Massacre of Civilians by Taliban
During the six-week session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer condemned the Taliban for completely depriving Afghan women and girls of their human rights, and for destroying ancient Buddha statues in the region....

3/19/2001 - Post Chronicles Afghan Refugee Crisis
In a front page story in this Sundays Washington Post, journalist David Finkel provides one of the first comprehensive U.S....

3/16/2001 - UNHCR May Send 1.5 Million Refugees Back to Afghanistan, Despite Gender Apartheid
The new head of the United Nations High Commission on Refugees Ruund Lubbers announced possible plans to return 1.5 million refugees to Afghanistan....

3/16/2001 - European Parliament Condemns Gender Apartheid
The European Parliament released a resolution this week condemning the Talibans treatment of women and girls in Afghanistan, as well as its destruction of ancient Buddha statues....

3/14/2001 - Taliban Demand Woman BBC Correspondent Leave Afghanistan
Taliban Annihilate 5th Century Buddhist Statues Taliban officials announced today their complete destruction of two ancient giant Buddhist statues....

3/9/2001 - International Womens Day Events Highlight Womens Role in Peace
Several International Womens Day events highlighted womens role in the peace-making process worldwide, and focused on the fact that women and their children often constitute the majority of the victims of war and conflict....