An Afghan girls’ education activist has been arrested, the U.N. says


Taliban fighters stand guard in Kabul, Afghanistan earlier this year. Taliban forces allegedly detained an activist for girls

Matiullah Wesa is the founder and president of Pen Path — a local nongovernmental group that travels across Afghanistan with a mobile school and library. He was reportedly detained on Monday.

(Image credit: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

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