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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....

4/3/2001 - 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 - 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....

3/8/2001 - Study Examines Womens Reproductive Health Risk Worldwide
A study released today by Population Action International (PAI) reported women in America face greater reproductive health risks than women in Singapore, Australia and much of Europe, while women in Africa and Afghanistan have the highest risk of reproductive health problems....

3/5/2001 - Taliban Destroys 2000 Year Old Artifacts
In their latest attack on culture and human-rights, the Taliban has vowed to destroy ancient Buddhist artifacts, including two giant Buddhist statues in central Afghanistan that are two-thousand years old....

2/26/2001 - Taliban Publicly Executes 2 Afghan Women
Hundreds of people gathered at a sports stadium in Afghanistan to witness the public hanging of two Afghan women convicted of prostitution by the Taliban....

2/21/2001 - Human Rights Watch Calls For UN Investigation Of Taliban Massacre
In a detailed report Human Rights Watch called upon the United Nation Commissioner for Human Rights to launch an immediate, full-scale investigation into the Taliban's summary execution of hundreds of civilians in central Afghanistan in January....

2/12/2001 - Eve Enslers Tribute to Afghan Women is a Sold Out Success at Madison Square Garden
V-Day, the gala benefit performance of Eve Enslers The Vagina Monologues, opened to a sold out crowd of 18,000 at Madison Square Gardens Saturday evening....

2/9/2001 - Pakistan Rejects Afghan Refugees
Pakistan officials are refusing to allow a new crush of Afghan refugees who have fled their homes in search of a safeguard from the Taliban militia that occupies 95 percent of the country....