Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Taliban orders Afghans to stop watching television

Masked men storming into mosques in Afghanistan’s Logar Province over the weekend ordered residents to stop watching television, Reuters reported Tuesday.

Claiming that networks were showing “un-Islamic” programs that promoted “anti-Afghan culture,” the armed militants threatened residents against watching television.

While in power, the Taliban government had banned television, music, and cinema, but since its downfall, dozens of private TV networks and radio stations have been launched throughout the country.

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