Taliban Brings Again Advantage And Vice Ministry To Implement Islamic Legal guidelines: Report

Taliban Brings Back 'Virtue And Vice' Ministry To Implement Islamic Laws: Report

The Taliban used whips towards the protesters within the newest crackdown on dissent (File)

Kabul:

The Taliban has introduced again the ‘Ministry of Propagation of Advantage and Prevention of Vice’ in Afghanistan, which was abolished in the course of the US-led navy occupation within the nation.

Its return despatched a collective shudder by many Afghans, who remembered it for its strict interpretation of Islamic legislation, reported New York Submit.

“The primary function is to serve Islam. Due to this fact, it’s obligatory to have Ministry of Vice and Advantage,” Mohammad Yousuf stated, who heads the central zone of Afghanistan.

“We’ll punish as per the Islamic guidelines. No matter Islam guides us, we’ll punish accordingly. Islam has its guidelines for main sins. For instance, killing somebody has completely different guidelines. Should you do it deliberately, if the individual and deliberately kill the individual, you can be killed again. If not intentional, then there may be one other punishment like paying a sure amount of cash. If there’s a theft, the hand can be lower off. If there’s unlawful intercourse, the violators can 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 now have,” he added.

In the course of the Taliban’s final reign, from 1996 to 2001, girls have been compelled to put on a burqa, not go exterior and not using a male guardian. Prayer timings have been brutally imposed, males have been compelled to develop beards. Ethical police have been put in in each avenue, to punish violators with harsh punishments like flogging, amputations, public executions, reported New York Submit.

Indicators of such incidents have began re-appearing on the streets of Kabul.

Afghan girls, 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. Movies and pictures obtained by CNN present the ladies chanting, “Lengthy dwell 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 overlaying the demonstration, in keeping with witnesses.

One girl at Wednesday’s protest stated, “We’ve got gathered right here to protest the current announcement of the federal government the place there isn’t any girl illustration on this authorities.”

She stated just a few of the protesters have been “hit with whips and so they instructed 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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