An incident of beheading of a female volleyball player of Taliban has come to light in Afghanistan. The victim, Mehjabeen Hakimi, was part of Afghanistan’s junior volleyball team and was killed by Afghanistan in early October. Hakimi’s coach Suraya Afzali (name changed) Persian Independent This information has been given to a website called. He said the Taliban had threatened Hakimi’s family not to talk to anyone about it.
The photo of Hakimi’s severed head went viral on social media
According to the report, pictures of Hakimi’s severed head and blood-soaked neck went viral on social media a few days ago, after which information about the Taliban killing her became public. Coach Afzali said that only two of the Afghanistan women’s volleyball team The players managed to leave the country before the Taliban took over, while the rest remained in the country. Hakimi was one of them. Anti-Women Violence
Taliban is targeting women athletes by identifying them
Significantly, since the occupation of Afghanistan, the Taliban has been engaged in identifying and targeting women athletes. Her fighters are especially after the players of the volleyball team who used to participate in national and international competitions and also dominated the media. Afzali said that all the players and other female athletes of the volleyball team are in very bad shape and Are forced to stay underground because of fear. A ray of hope
Volleyball team was a ray of hope for girls
The Afghanistan women’s volleyball team was founded in 1978 and has long been a hope and empowerment for the girls of the war-torn country. However, the Taliban’s return to power and Hakimi’s assassination again instilled fear in them. Have given. The volleyball team’s efforts to get help from foreign organizations and countries have also failed so far.
Taliban has imposed strict restrictions on women
The Taliban, which has promised to give women rights in talks with the US, has banned women from participating in sports, political and social spheres. Just last week FIFA and the Qatar government expelled 100 female footballers and their families from Afghanistan. The Taliban has also banned girls from going to secondary school and they are being prevented from studying.