The government also appointed a former Taliban official to the country’s new human rights body, while criminal laws under consideration in parliament would prevent women and girls testifying against family members accused of abusing them.
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Afghanistan sees return of conservatism
OMINOUS SIGNS:The hard-won rights granted to Afghan women in the country’s constitution are being undermined by an unopposed Taliban-style edict by clerics
Reuters, KABUL and DEH SALAH, Afghanistan
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