Football: Roma to auction special edition shirts in aid of Afghan refugees

10/9/2021 11:19:00 PM

Soccer - Roma to auction special edition shirts in aid of Afghan refugees

Soccer - Roma to auction special edition shirts in aid of Afghan refugees

ROME: AS Roma players will wear special edition shirts during their Serie A match against Sassuolo on Sunday (Sep 12) to show support for the people of Afghanistan, which will then be auctioned off to raise money for refugees. The shirts will feature the logo of the United Nations High Commissioner for Ref

LinkedIn ROME: AS Roma players will wear special edition shirts during their Serie A match against Sassuolo on Sunday (Sep 12) to show support for the people of Afghanistan, which will then be auctioned off to raise money for refugees.The pair were picked up at a demonstration on Wednesday and taken to a police station in the capital, where they say they were punched and beaten with batons, electrical cables and whips after being accused of organising the protest.Taliban fighters for covering a protest in the Afghan capital.LinkedIn GENEVA: The UN rights office on Friday (Sep 10) said that the Taliban response to peaceful marches in Afghanistan has been increasingly violent, with authorities using live ammunition, batons and whips and causing the deaths of at least four protesters.

The shirts will feature the logo of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on the sleeve, a UN Agency focused on aiding and protecting refugees.An auction will then be held for the match-worn shirts, with all proceeds going towards UNHCR initiatives to help the Afghan people.They kicked me in the head.The club said on its website that the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan has resulted in 570,000 people fleeing their homes this year and left 3.They kicked me in the head.5 million currently displaced, 80per cent of whom are women and children.."Despite the incredibly difficult circumstances, the UNHCR has chosen to stay in Afghanistan – a country where we have been working for more than 40 years – in order to provide assistance and save lives," said Chiara Cardoletti, the UNHCR representative for Italy, the Holy See and San Marino.Journalists covering the protests have also been intimidated.

"This year alone we have supplied essential survival items to more than 240,000 people, but the need for such items grows hour by hour and the funds available are woefully insufficient.Despite promises of a more inclusive regime, the Taliban have moved to snuff out mushrooming opposition against their rule.I thought they were going to kill me," photographer Nematullah Naqdi told AFP.At times like this, even a small contribution can make a huge difference." Source: Reuters.Naqdi and his colleague Taqi Daryabi, a reporter, who both work for Etilaat Roz (Information Daily) had been assigned to cover a small protest in front of a police station in Kabul by women demanding the right to work and education.

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