Mahjubin Hakimi, a member of the Afghan women’s nationwide volleyball team who performed within the youth age group, was beheaded by the Taliban in Kabul. In an interview with the Persian Independent, Suraya Afzali (a pseudonym), one of the coaches of the Afghan women’s nationwide volleyball team, confirmed that the athlete had been killed, however stated that nobody aside from Mahjabin’s household knew the precise time and method of the incident.
Mahjabin performed for the Kabul Municipality Volleyball Club earlier than the collapse of the earlier Afghan authorities and was one of the membership’s most profitable gamers.
The report talked about that Suraya Afzali stated the homicide of Mahjabin Hakimi most likely occurred in early October, and that the difficulty remained hidden as a result of her household had been threatened to not speak to anybody about it.
According to Afzali, after the collapse of the earlier authorities, feminine athletes throughout Afghanistan confronted a critical safety menace, and the Taliban pursued them and searched the properties of a quantity of them in varied cities.
Many feminine athletes, particularly members of the Afghan women’s volleyball team who’ve competed in overseas and home competitions and appeared in media programmes, are beneath critical menace.
The coach of the Afghan women’s nationwide volleyball team stated that solely two of the team’s gamers had been in a position to go away Afghanistan by private motion, and the remainder of the team members inside Afghanistan are beneath menace and terror.
“All the gamers of the volleyball team and the remainder of the ladies athletes are in a dangerous scenario and in despair and worry,” Afzali stated.
“Everyone has been compelled to flee and dwell in unknown locations. Efforts to achieve the help of overseas organisations and international locations to depart Afghanistan have thus far been unsuccessful,” the report stated.
Mahjabin’s dying has fuelled fears of being focused by the Taliban and people who’ve lengthy sought to disrupt women’s sports activities.
With the Taliban taking management of Afghanistan, all women’s actions within the sports activities, political and social spheres have ceased, and there are nonetheless issues about persevering with
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