Since the Taliban retook control of Afghanistan on August 15 2021, the country has descended into economic and humanitarian catastrophe. Law and order has broken down, crime is rampant. As winter approaches, starvation is stalking people who have no jobs and no money. The new rulers of the country face countless challenges they appear unable to meet, so what does this mean for Afghan citizens both at home and abroad?
What have been the consequences of the evacuation for Afghans still residing in the country? What have been the immediate changes made under Taliban rule? What about those Afghans who were able to flee the country, particularly in countries like the UK? And is the wider world fulfilling its promises?