Female Protester and Her Brother Freed from Taliban Detention on Bail

A female protester and member of the Takhar Women’s Movement, Parisa Mubarez, and her brother have been released from Taliban prison on Sunday afternoon at 3:00 pm.

In addition to assurances given to Taliban intelligence, local influential figures assisted in releasing Parisa and her brother from Taliban custody.

Parisa was reportedly subjected to violence and is now home hospitalized due to physical injuries and critical mental health.

Parisa pledged to refrain from protesting against the Taliban in return for her release.

She and her brother are detained by the Taliban Intelligence Forces at their residence in Gulai Bagh on the outskirts of Taloqan city in Afghanistan’s northern Takhar province on Saturday, February 11.

Urgent calls for her release made by Human Rights Watch, Richard Bennett, and other women’s rights advocates following her detention by the Taliban