Afghans Somber but Not Surprised as U.S. Calls Drone Strike a ‘Tragic Mistake’
On its website, the organization has a tribute to Mr. Ahmadi noting that “Zemari was well respected by his colleagues and compassionate towards the poor and needy.”
NEI had begun the process of filing refugee forms so that Mr. Ahmadi could emigrate with his family to the United States.
Understand the Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan
Who are the Taliban? The Taliban arose in 1994 amid the turmoil that came after the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan in 1989. They used brutal public punishments, including floggings, amputations and mass executions, to enforce their rules. Here’s more on their origin story and their record as rulers.