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SUNS # 9646 Thursday 15 September 2022
 
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UN : Grave concern over deterioration of human rights in Afghanistan (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A UN human rights expert, in a report to the Human Rights Council, expressed grave concern about "the staggering regression in women and girls' enjoyment of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights" in Afghanistan since the Taliban took power in August 2021.

UN : Report details Taliban abuses in Afghanistan (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
This week, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Afghanistan, Richard Bennett, released his first report. It is a catalog of abuses under Taliban rule since August 2021 and their devastating impact on Afghans.

Uganda : COVID-19 forcing teachers to go digital (PRIV)
(IPS, Kampala)
Before the outbreak of COVID-19, an education officer in the district neighbouring Uganda's capital Kampala decreed that teachers could not take computers, mobile phones, or tablets into classrooms.


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