Video film shows books pulled from the racks, entryway locks crushed and pictures damaged. Four years after a Taliban self destruction besieging took Najiba Bahar’s life, the hardline gathering destroyed the library that turned into her inheritance.
“I’m crushed at this moment,” her fiancee Ghulam Hussain Rezai told AFP at a lodging close to Rome, where he is remaining in the wake of being cleared by the Italian military in the consequence of the Taliban takeover of Kabul.
Following Najiba’s passing in 2017, he and her loved ones set up the Najiba Foundation library and PC lab to give training to young ladies and young men in Afghanistan’s far off Daykundi region.
It even facilitated a young lady’s volleyball crew.
In any case, the structure in Nili City was plundered when the Taliban moved through last month, as per recordings and photographs imparted to AFP.
“The library and PC lab is to some degree annihilated,” said Rezai.
He said his group figured out how to escape from Daykundi yet “my family, my companions, my staff at the Najiba Foundation are absolutely in alarm”.
“They are living sequestered from everything, I am stressed over their security.”
He and Najiba had been arranging their wedding when on July 24, 2017, a Taliban-guaranteed vehicle bomb struck a transport conveying her and other government workers in Kabul.
The 27-year-old was among no less than 26 individuals killed, her body so distorted that she was just recognized through her wedding band.
Najiba experienced childhood in a town in Daykundi yet pioneered a path for young ladies’ schooling by winning grants to contemplate PC sciences first in Quite a while and afterward in Japan, where she accepted her graduate degree.
Her loved ones were shocked by her passing, however setting up the establishment “assisted me with the injury, that I worked on something for Najiba”, Rezai said.
“I can’t bring her back.”
They started with a thought for a library, winding up with around 12,000 books, yet in addition a PC lab to mirror Najiba’s energy and to assist youths in a district with little web access.
Rezai thinks it turned into an objective of the Taliban in light of the fact that the Islamist bunch is “against young ladies’ schooling, and this was a center for young ladies and young men”.
Furthermore, he accepts there was another factor: “This was by one way or another proof of their wrongdoing.”
The establishment expected to counter fanaticism through instruction, advancing liberality and resistance, and to remind the neighborhood local area about Najiba as well as other people who lost their lives.
“We remain against neglecting,” Rezai said, underscoring it was essential to recall “the number of excellent lives were lost”.
“Everybody in Afghanistan has lost somebody… the misfortune becomes ordinary. I needed to set up this to show that this isn’t ordinary,” he said.
Rezai might want the establishment to proceed, in case there was an approach to do it while guaranteeing the security of his staff.
Be that as it may, until further notice he is confronting a questionable future, holding back to hear where the Italian government will send him once he completes Covid isolate.
NATO-part Italy was a central participant in the worldwide military activity in Afghanistan and emptied just about 5,000 Afghans in the tumultuous most recent couple of weeks.
Rezai flew out with his 21-year-old sister yet left everything and every other person behind, including his mom and two nephews matured 16 and 21 who were in his consideration.
His nephews should go with him however became isolated in the groups at Kabul air terminal. For a few awful hours, he couldn’t say whether they endure the August 26 assault by the neighborhood part of the Islamic State bunch.
At long last he broke through to his mom. “Obviously they are genuinely influenced, however thank god they are protected,” he said.
Checking out the little inn that is his brief home, he says the most recent couple of years have been “torment”, however adds remorsefully: “This is the Afghan method of living.”