19 Aug 2021

Afghanistan: Protesters take to the streets to challenge Taliban rule

Europe Editor and Presenter

In Afghanistan, protesters have defied the Taliban for a second day, taking to the streets in several cities, waving the country’s national flag in a challenge to the militants’ rule.

Several people are reported to have been killed as Taliban forcesĀ  violently dispersed the crowds – while there were more chaotic scenes outside Kabul’s international airport as people desperate to flee the country tried to get inside.