Taliban Takes Over: Afghanistan’s ‘Gen Z’ Is Used to Cellphones, Pop Music, Social Mixing of Genders, But Fears the Worst
Aug. 15, as the Taliban takes over Kabul, 26-year-old Javid rushed home from the university …He deleted all emails and social media messages he had shared with foreign organizations and governments, especially the United States.
He took hard copies of certificates given by U.S.-funded development programs to the backyard of his house and set them on fire. He broke a glass trophy received for that work against the floor.
(Reuters) – When 20-year-old Salgy found out last week that she had topped some 200,000 students who took Afghanistan’s university entrance exam this year, she was elated.
For months, she had locked herself away in her room in the capital Kabul to study, sometimes forgetting