EU says killing of Afghan leader Mursal Nabizada demonstrates dire security situation

This European Union The (EU) reported this Monday that the Afghan leader was assassinated. Mursal Nabizadaserious security situation facing the people of Afghanistan and especially women.

“Former Afghan MP Mursal Nabizada was assassinated at his home on Sunday. “His death is a grim reminder of the serious plight of the population and the threats to security, especially for women,” said Nabila Massrali, spokesperson for EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell.

The spokesperson gave the assurance that the EU gave. condolences to the family of the deceased and he trusted that those injured in the attack would recover as soon as possible.

Nabizada, a former member of the Afghan Parliament during the government before the Taliban came to power, was shot dead along with his bodyguard in an unidentified attack on his home in Kabul’s Ahmad Shah Baba district this Sunday. .

Targeted killings are common in the country, and were so before the Taliban came to power, often blamed on armed groups operating in Afghanistan.

Until now No one has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attack..

The former government has repeatedly blamed the Taliban for these attacks, mainly targeting political and religious leaders, journalists and prominent members of civil society.

However, the jihadist group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the latest attacks on key figures in Afghan society. Nabizada was one of the political leaders who decided to stay in Afghanistan after the overthrow of the old administration and the rise of the Taliban, despite the fact that hundreds of government officials decided to leave the country in the evacuation of international forces.

Since the fall of Kabul in August 2021 There has been a decline in women’s rights with restrictions such as banning universities and secondary schools, discriminating on the basis of gender in public places, wearing a headscarf or being required to be accompanied by a male relative on long journeys.

Fundamentalists have also excluded all women from positions of power within the Government.

Source: Informacion


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