They were whipped 100 times for adultery

They were whipped 100 times for adultery

IndonesiaThe woman in Aceh province was given 100 lashes for adultery, while the man suspected of being her lover was given only 15 lashes. Ivan Najjar Alavi, head of the investigative division at the Eastern Aceh prosecutor’s office, said on …

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The Taliban orders the mannequin head to be removed

The Taliban orders the mannequin head to be removed

The Taliban government demanded that the heads of the mannequins be removed, fearing that they would be “idolized”, a taboo in Islam. Shopkeepers in Herat province, western Afghanistan, were asked this week by the Taliban government’s Ministry of Ethics and …

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The Taliban gradually tightened their iron fist

The Taliban gradually tightened their iron fist

A Taliban leader vowed to reinstate devastating sanctions, raising concerns among Afghans about the group’s hardline rule. Since the Taliban took control of the capital Kabul on August 15, the Afghan people and the world have been watching to see …

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The Taliban want men and women not to work together

The Taliban want men and women not to work together

Senior Taliban official Hashimi said men and women should not work together and that women could be banned from working in government, banking and the media. “We have been fighting for nearly 40 years to bring the Sharia system to …

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