The Taliban has introduced again the ‘Ministry of Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice’ in Afghanistan, which was abolished through the US-led navy occupation within the nation.
Its return despatched a collective shudder via many Afghans, who remembered it for its strict interpretation of Islamic regulation, reported New York Post.
“The most important objective is to serve Islam. Therefore, it’s obligatory to have Ministry of Vice and Virtue,” Mohammad Yousuf stated, who heads the central zone of Afghanistan.
“We will punish as per the Islamic guidelines. Whatever Islam guides us, we’ll punish accordingly. Islam has its guidelines for main sins. For instance, killing somebody has totally different guidelines. If you do it deliberately, if the particular person and deliberately kill the particular person, you may be killed again. If not intentional, then there may be one other punishment like paying a sure sum of money. If there’s a theft, the hand will probably be lower off. If there may be unlawful intercourse, the violators will probably be stoned,” he additional stated.
“We simply need a peaceable nation with Islamic guidelines and laws. Peace and Islamic rulings are the one needs we’ve got,” he added.
During the Taliban’s final reign, from 1996 to 2001, ladies have been compelled to put on a burqa, not go outdoors and not using a male guardian. Prayer timings have been brutally imposed, males have been compelled to develop beards. Moral police have been put in in each road, to punish violators with harsh punishments like flogging, amputations, public executions, reported New York Post.
Signs of such incidents have began re-appearing on the streets of Kabul.
Afghan ladies, who have been protesting towards the all-male Afghanistan’s new interim authorities on Wednesday in Kabul, have been pushed away by the Taliban.
The Taliban used whips and sticks towards the protesters within the newest crackdown on dissent in Afghanistan, reported CNN. Videos and pictures obtained by CNN present the ladies chanting, “Long reside the ladies of Afghanistan.”
Some held placards declaring “No authorities can deny the presence of ladies” and “I’ll sing freedom time and again.” The Taliban additionally beat up journalists protecting the demonstration, in keeping with witnesses.
One lady at Wednesday’s protest stated, “We have gathered right here to protest the latest announcement of the federal government the place there is no such thing as a lady illustration on this authorities.”
She stated a couple of of the protesters have been “hit with whips and so they informed us to go to our properties and acknowledge and settle for the Emirate. Why ought to we settle for the Emirate whereas no inclusion or rights have been given to us?”
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