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US News Afghanistan: The Taliban wants to erase women from

20:45  22 november  2021
20:45  22 november  2021 Source:   elle.fr

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Sunday screens, the Taliban diet asked for Afghan television channels to no longer broadcast series with women, as part of "religious guidelines".

Un ministère taliban a demandé aux chaînes de télévision du pays à ne plus diffuser aucune production montrant des femmes. © David Sacks / Getty Images A Taliban ministry asked the country's television channels to no longer broadcast any production showing women.

Since the arrival of the Taliban in power , in mid-August, Afghans endure a stricter application of the Koranic law, an application that rejects their social rights, acquired for the last twenty-five years. This time the Taliban wants to regulate television and erase the presence of women in broadcast movies and series. The Taliban Ministry of Virtual Promotion and Vice Prevention has called television channels in the country to no longer disseminate any production showing women.

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This announcement echoes the new "religious guidelines" distributed by the plan on Sunday, November 21st. "Télévisions should avoid showing sheets and series of rosewater in which women have played," says a departmental document, transmitted to the media. He also asks them to make women journalists wear "the Islamic veil" on the screen and in all circumstances.

"These are no rules, but religious guidelines," said AFP the Ministry spokesman, Hakif Mohajir. Afghan television will also have to avoid the programs "opposed to Islamic and Afghan values" as well as those who blasple religion or "show the prophet and his companions".

Religious guidelines violating the rights of Afghans

Already during the first Taliban reign, from 1996 to 2001, the Ministry of Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice was feared for its fundamentalism. Responsible for ensuring the daily respect of the "Islamic values" of the population, he had forbidden television, cinema and all entertainment judged Immoral. Sanctions for the example, like the public flogging to own a VCR, were then the norm.

Today, Afghans fear a recovery of sanctions, especially after this decision on women on the screen. Already in August, Khadija Amin, a star presenter on the main public chain of the country, had been rescue from his functions , and immediately replaced by a Taliban presenter. "The next generation will have nothing, our achievements of the last twenty years are reduced to nothing, she lauddled. The Taliban are the Taliban. They have not changed. »

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