Myra Khan

Myra Khan

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Taliban curtailing women’s rights in Afghanistan, killing female activists

Taliban Curtailing Women’s Rights in Afghanistan, Murdering Female Activists

Since the Taliban takeover on Aug. 15, the Islamic extremist group has been violating women’s rights and targeting female activists despite promising the contrary, leaving many to wonder why Western allies have seemingly abandoned the people of Afghanistan.

Broken promises: Despite the Taliban promising to uphold women’s rights in Afghanistan, their claims did not last even 100 days into their occupation. Many international activists had anticipated this due to the group’s recurring past offenses against women.

Comedian Vir Das’ blistering ‘two Indias’ critique blasted as ‘defamation,’ ‘soft terrorism’

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Indian comedian Vir Das has recently come under fire from right-wing groups in India for using his standup routine to discuss controversial topics, including sexual violence and the farmers’ protests in the country.

What he said: During a performance in Washington D.C., Das spoke of “Two Indias” while highlighting the hypocrisy and corruption in how the country has dealt with sexual violence, farmers’ rights, COVID-19 safety, age disparities in politics, and more.

‘You don’t go to a concert to die’: South Asian Americans among the dead at Astroworld disaster

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Pakistani American Danish Baig and Indian American Bharati Shahani are two of the 10 concertgoers who have been confirmed dead due to Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival at NRG Park in Houston.

Tragedy continues: As the Astroworld Festival death toll continues to climb, 10 families are left grieving and demanding justice for their loved ones.