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Afghan Police Take Page from Taliban Playbook

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Click to expand Image Afghan National Police seen near the Defense Ministry compound in Kabul, Afghanistan, February 27, 2016. © 2016 AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini An Afghan police raid on the home of two female journalists in Kabul raises concerns about rising threats to women in public life – in this case from the Kabul police, who seem to have taken a page out of the Taliban’s playbook. At about midnight on October 15, Afghan police from Kabul’s district 10 forcibly entered the home of photojournalist Tahereh Rezaei, which she shares with another female journalist. Rezaei reported that…

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