The Taliban has vowed to ban music in Afghanistan. That is coming after the terrorist group took over the nation and promised to be liberal.
Nevertheless, it looks like nothing has modified.
The announcement that music might be banned in Afghanistan and ladies might be required to journey with a male chaperone on journeys that final a number of days was made in an interview with the New York Instances by Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid.
He mentioned whereas ladies will finally be allowed to return to work and go on journeys to highschool, and hospitals, they would wish a male chaperone for journeys that final a number of days.
He added that music might be banned within the nation.
Mujahid mentioned: “Music is forbidden in Islam, however we’re hoping that we will persuade folks to not do such issues, as a substitute of strain them.”
Nonetheless, he mentioned, issues might be totally different below this Taliban rule than the earlier regime.
Rejecting stories that the Taliban is already extracting vengeance on those that opposed them, Mujahid mentioned: “We wish to construct the long run and neglect what occurred previously.”
He instructed to the New York Instances that the Taliban will let ladies return to their jobs sooner or later so long as they put on a head masking. He added that considerations that the Taliban would as soon as once more power ladies to remain inside or cowl their faces are baseless.
He additionally mentioned that these with correct journey paperwork will be capable to go away the nation, and that his regime won’t seek out former interpreters and others who’ve labored with the American army over time, however expressed frustration at American evacuation efforts.
He mentioned: “They should not intervene in our nation and take out our human assets: medical doctors, professors and different folks we’d like right here. In America, they could grow to be dishwashers or cooks. It is inhuman.”
However, he mentioned, he’s nonetheless hopeful that the Taliban might construct good relationships with the worldwide neighborhood, saying they’ve already cooperated with worldwide leaders on points like counterterrorism, opium eradication and the discount of refugees to the West.
Mujahid’s remarks come sooner or later after he introduced at a press convention that ladies ought to stay inside “till we’ve got a brand new process” in place, whereas the Taliban trains its forces to not harass ladies.
He mentioned: “We’re frightened our forces, who’re new and haven’t been but skilled very nicely, might mistreat ladies. We do not need our forces, God forbid, to hurt or harass ladies.”
Within the meantime, he mentioned, ladies’s salaries might be paid of their houses, echoing what Ahmadullah Waseq, the deputy of the Taliban’s cultural affairs committee, informed the Instances: that the Taliban has “no issues with working ladies” so long as they put on hijabs.