Taliban Control

In 1996, the Taliban overthrew the Afghanistan government and gained control of the country. While ruling Afghanistan, the Taliban imposed harsh laws, destroyed historical structures, and took away human rights for many citizens.

To Learn More: pri.org/stories/2009,
 rferl.org/a/afghanistan (CAUTION: Contains disturbing images)

Source: The World, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Al Jazeera

Photo by: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty






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