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On TOLO News, a spokesperson comments on an approach towards women in politics in Afghanistan. This is counter to the discussions heard a few weeks ago:

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Taliban and dress-code issues:

This is a video response to a question about dress-code issues, although I don't have further details at this stage. The response itself went viral.

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Protests in various provinces in Afghanistan continue to be picked up in social media, where the Taliban is in some cases making its responses in the light of world media interest. The 'live' aspects of these protests has been particularly prominent on Twitter, although the messages are also getting out on other channels. A few indicative examples ...

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Some of today's coverage is below. It's interesting to view this first item from the Hurat channel (via Bilal Sarwary) Some faces in the audience are pixelated for some reason. The video shows (some of) the extent of arms' acquisition by the Taliban.

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Plenty of coverage from Kabul Airport during the transition process.

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Spare a thought for the local journalists and reporters who continue their work in Afghanistan. Some news channels continue to operate, under pressures and in some cases intimidation, while the Taliban has one eye - at this time - on its social media and international broadcasting profile.

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Disturbingly, many eligible people have been 'left behind' in the evacuation process. There are several stories on social media associated with this.



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I'm going back to individual posts on the Taliban situation in Afghanistan, as the evacuation phase is reaching its initial conclusion. You can track back on earlier posts by clicking the 'Taliban' category (above). The inordinate file sizes for the pages meant that they were becoming difficult to access. I am prepping a chapter on this for my next ...

Al Jazeera, 16.8.21
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Collected links on the situation in Afghanistan, with a subtext on social media and internet concerns, are below. As always, posting does not necessarily mean endorsement. In line with the central area of my research, my focus is on internet use in relation to this situation (I'm not an Afghanistan expert). Please be patient with accessing this page, ...

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