Taliban militants, who have captured most of Afghanistan, killed one and severely wounded another close relative of the Deutsche Welle journalist. About it informs edition.
The DW employee himself, who was looking for at the time of the incident, was able to leave for Germany. Other members of his family also managed to escape. In the vicinity of Kabul, the Taliban came to search the homes of at least three other employees of the German media company.
Deutsche Welle CEO Peter Limburg condemned the crime and called on the German authorities to take decisive action. “The murder of a relative of one of our employees <...> shows how dangerous it is for journalists and their families to be in Afghanistan,” he said. According to him, the Taliban are purposefully looking for journalists.
Last Sunday, August 15, Taliban terrorists captured Kabul and declared control over all of Afghanistan. President Ashraf Ghani responded by resigning and leaving for the UAE. Ordinary Afghans also began to flee the country occupied by the Taliban: a stampede began at the Kabul airport because of this, in which perished at least 12 people.
After the Taliban seized powerannounceda general amnesty for Afghan government officials. BydataUN militants have compiled lists of those who have collaborated with NATO, the United States and Great Britain. In Afghanistan, such people may face execution: the Taliban began to go around the houses of local residents and threaten to kill or arrest their families.