Millions of Afghan citizens are living below the poverty line in cash starved Afghanistan, following the Taliban regaining control of the country in 2021.
Taliban had previously ruled Afghanistan after the fall of Communism
in the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA) in the 1990's, they
gained and held power from 1994-2001 being deposed by former US
president George W. Bush after the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks in New York
City and Washington DC.
20 years, like the Mujahideen before in the 80's fighting DRA and
Soviet forces, utilized Afghanistan's mountains to launch guerrilla raids and strikes against American and British troops during the War
the US called it quits and pulled out of the country along with the
UK on the 15th of August 2021, Taliban control was
war in Afghanistan was only the second war ever lost by the United
States, following them loosing in South Vietnam (Now the Socialist
Republic of Vietnam) after fleeing from Saigon (Present day Ho Chi
Minh City) in 1975.
roughly £7 Billion ($10 Billion) of Afghanistan's foreign cash and
gold reserves have been seized and frozen by the United States and
the UK, leading to the economic crash of the country and poverty to
third of the Afghan population will no longer be able to afford basic
services and food.
patients in the country have sold everything they own to buy live
saving cancer medicine, previously free of charge from the democratic
government that was set up by the US and UK.
children and babies have died as a result of lacking food and water,
leading the the child population of Afghanistan to fall.
has crept in so much that women have turned to prostitution and
selling their kids for money just to survive.