Support for Afghan women on hunger strike in Germany

“We thank Tamana not to sit quietly like other women abroad,” said an Afghan woman K.M., expressing her support to the hunger strike staged by 10 Afghan women, including Tamana Zaryab Paryani, in Germany.


Kabul- 10 Afghan women activists, including Tamana Zaryab Paryani, have staged a hunger strike in Cologne, Germany, to protest the restrictions imposed on women and girls by the Taliban in Afghanistan and to be in solidarity with the women in Afghanistan. 

In an interview with NuJINHA, an Afghan woman namely K.M. commented on the hunger strike launched by Afghan women in Cologne and said, “We support the hunger strike staged by Tamana and her friends. As women in Afghanistan, we thank Tamana not to sit quietly like other women abroad.” 

Tamana Zaryab Paryani, an Afghan journalist and women rights activist known for her protests against Taliban rule in Afghanistan, was detained at her apartment in Kabul in January 2022. She was abused, tortured, and interrogated for three weeks along with her three younger sisters.