The supreme leader of the Taliban in Afghanistan, Hebatullah Akhundzada, ordered women to wear the burqa in public in a decree.
It is one of the harshest restrictions imposed on women since the Taliban regained power in August last year. “They should wear the burqa, which covers them from head to toe, as is traditional and respectful,” the decree said.
Banning girls’ education
During the first Taliban regime between 1996 and 2001, women were also allowed to walk alone wearing a burqa and were not allowed to work or go to school. After taking power in August, the extremist Islamic organization said it plans to respect women’s rights in Afghanistan.
However, in recent months it has been announced that girls’ education will be banned. Since March, Afghan women have only been allowed to board a plane accompanied by a male family member. All kinds of restrictions on women were reinstated, especially at the local level.
Visit the gardens
The Islamic fundamentalists had earlier decided that men and women should not visit parks in the capital, Kabul, on the same day. On Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays, it is open to women only, and the rest of the week to men.
In addition, local stations are not allowed to publish newsletters from BBC Broadcast more in local languages. Deutsche woe It states that Afghan partners are no longer allowed to broadcast material from that German international channel.
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