Taliban ‘BEHEAD women’s youth volleyball participant’, report claims

The Taliban has beheaded a women’s youth volleyball participant and posted photos of her head on social media, in keeping with a report.

Mahjabin Hakimi, a rising star of Kabul Municipality Volleyball Club, was slaughtered by the jihadists earlier this month, her coach claimed in an interview with The Persian Independent.  

Conflicting studies on social media stated that Mahjabin had been mysteriously killed per week earlier than the Taliban seized Kabul, with a dying certificates purportedly exhibiting the date of her dying as mid-August.

Other claims stated that she had dedicated suicide.

A photograph purportedly of Mahjabin’s corpse confirmed an harm to her neck, however it’s inconceivable to say whether or not this has been brought on by a blade or a ligature.   

Mahjabin Hakimi, a rising star within the Kabul Municipality Volleyball Club, was mercilessly slaughtered by the jihadists earlier this month, her coach advised The Persian Independent

Mahjabin was considered one of simply two ladies who performed for the workforce who didn’t handle to flee after the autumn of Kabul, her coach stated

An image circulating on social media purportedly reveals the woman’s corpse. There is an harm to her neck though it’s inconceivable to say whether or not this has been brought on by a blade or a ligature

The woman’s dying is barely now being reported as a result of the coach stated that the Islamist militants threatened her household to not inform anybody what had occurred.

After the sickening picture was seen on-line, the coach determined he ought to communicate out.

‘All the gamers of the volleyball workforce and the remainder of the ladies athletes are in a nasty scenario and in despair and worry,’ he stated.

‘Everyone has been compelled to flee and stay in unknown locations.’  

Mahjabin performed volleyball for the Kabul membership earlier than the Taliban seized energy from the US-backed authorities on the finish of August.

The coach stated that she was considered one of solely two ladies who had not managed to flee Afghanistan.  

Reports that she was beheaded have fuelled fears amongst different feminine athletes who’ve gone into hiding.

Under its strict interpretation of Sharia legislation, the Taliban doesn’t allow girls to play sport or permit them to take part in work or schooling. 

Those who defy the phobia group’s edicts threat torture and dying.  

The Afghan women’s nationwide volleyball workforce has petitioned international organisations for assist to get them overseas however have up to now been unsuccessful.

Zahra Fayazi, a member of senior workforce who fled to the UK in August, beforehand described how a fellow participant had been murdered by the Taliban. 

‘Our gamers who had been residing within the provinces needed to depart and stay elsewhere,’ she advised the BBC final month.

‘They even burned their sports activities tools to avoid wasting themselves and their households. They did not need them to maintain something associated to sport. They are scared.

Women protesting on the streets of Kabul on Thursday, demanding that the Taliban reopen colleges. Last month the Taliban barred ladies from returning to secondary faculty and changed the previous authorities’s women’s ministry with an all-male ‘vice and advantage’ division.

Women holding up indicators in Kabul demanding that colleges be reopened for women

Women maintain up banners and take photos throughout the protest in Kabul right now

‘Many of our gamers who’re from provinces had been threatened many occasions by their kinfolk who’re Taliban and Taliban followers.

‘The Taliban requested our gamers’ households to not permit their ladies to do sport, in any other case they are going to be confronted with sudden violence.’ 

On Thursday, the evacuation of 57 soccer and basketball gamers, primarily girls and kids, was negotiated by FIFA, soccer’s governing physique.

Last week FIFA stated it had labored with the Qatari authorities to evacuate nearly 100 soccer gamers and their households from Afghanistan.

Earlier this month, FIFA had additionally helped biking physique UCI within the evacuation of 165 refugees by way of Albania.

Australia has evacuated greater than 50 feminine Afghan athletes and their dependents after lobbying by outstanding figures from the sporting world whereas a number of gamers from Afghanistan’s nationwide feminine youth soccer squad had been granted asylum in Portugal.

The Taliban made obscure guarantees that they’d reformed and that Afghanistan wouldn’t see a return to the barbarity of the Nineties after they swept to energy.

A Taliban fighter rides on a pick-up truck mounted with a machine gun in Kabul on October 3

But final month they barred ladies from returning to secondary faculty and changed the previous authorities’s women’s ministry with an all-male ‘vice and advantage’ division.  

‘All male lecturers and college students ought to attend their instructional establishments,’ an announcement stated. It made no point out of girls lecturers or woman pupils.  

In an additional signal that the Taliban’s strategy to girls and ladies had not softened, they appeared to have shut down the federal government’s ministry of women’s affairs and changed it with a division infamous for implementing strict non secular doctrine throughout their first rule. 

Although nonetheless marginalised, Afghan girls have fought for and gained primary rights prior to now 20 years, changing into lawmakers, judges, pilots and cops.

Hundreds of 1000’s have entered the workforce – a necessity in some instances as many ladies had been widowed or now help invalid husbands because of many years of battle.

The Taliban have proven little inclination to honour these rights – no girls have been included within the authorities and so they have been stopped from returning to work. 

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