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.
Sun, Jul 21, 2013 - Page 5 News List
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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