Karine Jean-Pierre
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“They didn’t take my things because they were not thieves, they were the Taliban,” the victim said. “They wanted to kill me.”

February 28 2022 12:30 PM

As Afghanistan deals with humanitarian emergencies, the Taliban's anti-LGBTQ+ violence is one of the numerous challenges facing the country. 

January 26 2022 6:30 AM

Canada previously said it would take in 40,000 Afghan refugees after U.S.-led forces left Afghanistan in August.

January 05 2022 1:20 PM

News of the list comes only days after a Taliban spokesperson said the group would not recognize LGBTQ+ rights. 

November 03 2021 5:08 PM

“[LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan] don’t know if we will be alive tomorrow or not,” the victim said. “I think the whole world doesn’t think about that.

October 22 2021 1:29 PM

The violence of the detention system falls hardest on people already facing persecution and bias because of their sexuality or gender identity.

August 31 2021 5:20 PM

The man said the Taliban tracked down and killed his boyfriend shortly after taking Kabul. 

August 26 2021 1:59 PM