The Tokyo Paralympics has finally opened but the athletes parade has been overshadowed by a touching gesture for some who weren’t there.
The 2020 Paralympics have opened in Tokyo with a touching tribute to Afghanistan during the athletes parade.
After the Taliban swept into power once again following the announcement that the US would withdraw from Afghanistan after 20 years of occupation, horrific images from the rapidly developing humanitarian crisis have been beamed across the world.
While the Taliban has attempted to go on a charm offensive and promised that it would protect the rights of women, it appears to be little more than lip service.
Women have reportedly been killed for not wearing a burqa and are afraid to leave their homes.
Taliban fighters have reportedly gone door to door to search for female journalists and the families of those who aided the US and its allies during…