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‘Civilian casualties and human rights violations should be seriously investigated’

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While the United Nations has expressed concern over civilian casualties and human rights abuses in Panjshir, human rights activists inside Afghanistan say cases of civilian casualties and human rights abuses should be taken seriously. To be investigated.

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Residents of Panjshir, meanwhile, say they have witnessed civilian casualties and forced evictions.

Although the Taliban denies allegations of human rights abuses and civilian casualties in Panjshir, human rights activists are calling for a thorough investigation into the reports.

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Residents of Panjshir also say that the Taliban have shot dead civilians in some cases and forced residents to flee their homes.

Naveeda Azizi, a resident of Panjshir, said: “The forced evacuation of Panjshir residents has caused people to move to other provinces. “Help the international community and the countries that are cooperating with the refugees in Benchsher.”

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Sahil Arman, a resident of Panjshir, also said: “They have shot and killed innocent people.”

Yesterday, the UN Commission on Human Rights expressed concern over civilian casualties and human rights violations in Panjshir.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said: I’m worried about the reports. “

Following the allegations, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid took to Twitter to vehemently deny the allegations made by the UN Human Rights Commission.

Meanwhile, Ahmad Wali Massoud, an official with the Resistance Front, accused the Taliban of forcibly evicting Panjshir residents in an interview with Deutsche Welle.

“The Taliban’s policy is not to force anyone to flee,” said Abdul Haq Hammad, a Taliban spokesman. “Nothing like that has happened. The Taliban will not stop anyone who has gone on their own, as in other parts of Afghanistan, but there is no evidence of that.”

Meanwhile, in a video shared on social media, some residents of Gizab district claimed that the Taliban had given them nine days to leave their homes.

The Taliban have not yet commented.

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