The Taliban have arrested an Afghan design, together with other a few persons for allegedly “disrespecting” Islam and the Quran, as for every movies launched by Afghanistan’s new rulers, noted news company AP. The effectively-acknowledged design, discovered as Ajmal Haqiqi who is acknowledged for his style demonstrates, modelling activities, and YouTube movies, experienced reportedly appeared handcuffed in a light-weight brown jail uniform – in the movies launched by the Taliban.
As for every stories, in a online video clip, the design was noticed laughing as his colleague Ghulam Sakhi — who is acknowledged to have a speech impediment that he utilizes for humour — recited the verses of the Quran in Arabic in a comical tone.
On this, the Taliban arrested Haqiqi and his colleagues as “no a single is permitted to insult Quranic verses or sayings of the Prophet Muhammad”.
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Publish the arrest, Amnesty Intercontinental urged the Taliban to “immediately and unconditionally” launch Haqiqi and his colleagues. In a assertion, Amnesty reportedly mentioned that by detaining “Haqiqi and his colleagues and coercing them into apologizing”, the Taliban have “undertaken a blatant assault on the proper to independence of expression.”
Because the Taliban took in excess of Afghanistan previous yr in August, they have imposed numerous rigorous steps – especially curbing the legal rights of gals and minorities.
Previous thirty day period, Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers purchased all the woman presenters on Television channels to go over their faces on air. The assertion known as the buy “final and non-negotiable”. Many woman anchors and presenters experienced then posted their pics on social media displaying them with their faces lined with deal with masks for the duration of presenting systems. Prior to this, the Taliban experienced carried out a ‘gender segregation’ prepare in the western Herat province – the place guys and gals are not permitted to sit alongside one another in dining places, even if they are spouse and spouse.
(With inputs from AP)