Violence in Afghanistan has increased as soon as US troops return and the Taliban is claiming control of 85 percent of the country’s areas.
Taliban would be stronger in Afghanistan. (file photo)
The Taliban is claiming to occupy 85 percent of the territory in Afghanistan. In the midst of the withdrawal of American troops, the Afghan army is battling with terrorists. Meanwhile, the Taliban issued a statement asking local religious leaders to give them a list of girls above 15 years of age and widows below 45 years of age. According to the report, the Taliban have promised their fighters to marry them, after which they will be taken to Waziristan in Pakistan where they will be converted to Islam and regrouped.
The letter, issued by the Taliban’s Cultural Commission, said that all imams and mullahs in the occupied areas should allow Taliban girls over the age of 15 and widows under 45 to marry Taliban fighters, The Sun reported. Provide a list of The latest decree from the Taliban comes after the terrorist organization has gained control of several major districts and border posts along Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
already issued decree
Earlier, in Takhar, Afghanistan’s northeastern province, women were asked not to step out of their homes alone and men were asked to grow beards. They also set dowry rules for girls as the Taliban are implementing their own version of Islamic law.
Prior to 2001, under the Taliban regime, women in Afghanistan were barred from going to school, working outside the home, or leaving home without a man. Violators were publicly humiliated and beaten up by the Taliban’s religious police. Now the elderly in Afghanistan say that the Taliban will take their daughters and forcibly marry them and make them slaves.
‘It is a sin to keep 18 year old girls in the house’
The Financial Times quoted an Afghan veteran, Haji Rozi Baig, as saying: “Ever since the Taliban took power, we feel sad. At home we can’t speak loudly, can’t listen to music, and can’t send women to Friday market. They are asking about family members. The Taliban sub-commander said that you should not keep girls above 18 years of age, it is a sin, they should get married.
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