Afghan Taliban revoke ban on Red Cross | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, September 16, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:47 AM, September 16, 2019

Afghan Taliban revoke ban on Red Cross

The Afghan Taliban yesterday rescinded a months-long ban on the International Committee for Red Cross (ICRC) working in areas under their control and restored security guarantees for those working for the organisation. In August last year, the Taliban temporarily withdrew safety guarantees for the ICRC, accusing the international group of failing to meet its mission obligations to monitor detention conditions in Afghan jails and provide medical aid to Taliban prisoners.

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