The silence of Western feminists is deafening

Aug 17, 2021 by

by Joanna Williams, spiked:

The Taliban is ripping Afghan women’s freedom away from them. Where are the protests?

Women are no longer seen on the streets of Kabul. Since the Taliban captured the Afghan capital, women stay at home out of fear of being beaten. ‘In the past 24 hours, our lives have changed and we have been confined to our homes, and death threatens us at every moment’, says one terrified Afghan woman. Female journalists report having had their houses searched. In the space of just one day, they went from being busy professionals to destroying all traces of their former identity in a desperate bid to avoid Taliban retribution. ‘We are scared that if the Taliban find us they will definitely kill us’, explains another.

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