Kabul, Ta. Thursday 5 August 2021
A 21-year-old woman was shot dead by Taliban militants for allegedly not wearing a veil in Kabul, Afghanistan. 21-year-old Nazneen was on her way to Balkh district in central Afghanistan when Taliban militants pulled her into their car and shot her dead.
Tabila denies the allegations
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has denied the allegations. After occupying new territories in Afghanistan, the Taliban have imposed some repressive laws and restrictions on Afghan women. It is similar to Islamic Sharia law which was in force from 1996 to 2001.
The ban applies to Afghan women
The Taliban have ordered Afghan women to cover their bodies from head to toe, not to work outside, and have banned girls’ education. Apart from this, the Taliban have also banned the sale of women’s goods in shops in some parts of Faryab. Locals in Faryab say that people are being punished severely for not following the rules set by the Taliban.