Taliban liberalism fatwa for women to wear burqa this time.

Taliban liberalism fatwa for women to wear burqa this time.

When the Taliban came to power for the second time, they promised the whole world that they would rule the country with a much more ‘liberal’ policy than last time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hijab will not work. The burqa must be worn in public. In a new fatwa, the Taliban informed Afghan women. Hibatullah Akhundzada, the Taliban’s supreme leader, said in a statement that “Afghan women should wear the traditional headscarf (burqa from head to toe). Because that’s what they deserve. ‘ The Taliban’s top leader has even instructed Afghan women to cover their faces when they come in front of male relatives. However, he has given exemption to older women and infants in this case. At the same time, Akhundzada’s ‘advice’, ‘If there is no important work outside, it is better for women to stay at home. Suhail Shahin, the group’s international spokesman, told a news conference in Doha, Qatar, after the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul in August that the burqa would not be as strict as in the past. “The burqa is not the only cover,” he said. There is another kind of hijab besides that. ” But the top leader of the organization explained that they will follow the path of the past in the burqa debate. Earlier, girls’ schools in Afghanistan were closed during the previous Taliban regime from 1996 to 2001. Women were not allowed to work or travel. Only after wearing a full body veil could one go out. A burqa is a garment that covers the face up to the ankles and covers the face with a thin cloth. The only clothing that covers the shoulders, neck and head is called hijab.

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