Fox Information correspondent Trey Yingst visited a jail in Kabul, Afghanistan that used to carry 1000’s of Taliban fighters. Yingst spoke to fighters from the Logar province, simply south of the capital, about their views on safety in Afghanistan amid the Taliban takeover.
Contained in the Pul-e-Charkhi jail in Kabul, Yingst informed “America’s Newsroom” Wednesday, that the Taliban entered the Afghan capital and freed 1000’s of fellow fighters.
The fighters from the Logar province stated it was a 15-year wrestle to take over Afghanistan and so they’re “completely happy” they now management the nation, whereas claiming they may carry safety to the Afghan individuals.
Niaz Mohammed Halim, a person who served a four-year sentence on the facility, is now a high Taliban intelligence official.
Yingst requested in regards to the People nonetheless caught in Afghanistan.
Halim answered by saying “everyone seems to be protected,” and denied reviews about infighting between senior Taliban leaders.
“Folks to top-level officers, everybody obeys the rule of the Taliban emirate. There isn’t a infighting,” Halim informed Yingst. “What we order right here in Kabul is carried out in all provinces. That’s propaganda of the enemy.”
In the meantime, safety comes at a particularly excessive worth to the Afghan individuals. The Taliban began to implement the Sharia legislation throughout the nation which bans music, bans ladies and men from working in the identical locations, and permits executions in additional rural components of the nation.
“America’s Newsroom” co-host Invoice Hemmer requested Yingst how the Taliban react to him being a Western reporter of their nation.
“It’s extraordinarily fascinating to speak to them,” Yingst answered.
“You’ve gotten these conversations with many of those Taliban fighters after which abruptly they’ll discuss how they killed plenty of American troops eight or 9 years in the past.”
The Fox Information correspondent continued to say it’s “gorgeous” to listen to the Taliban’s worth of human life being “far decrease” than many others all over the world.
“[The Taliban] say they’re completely happy to be controlling the nation,” he informed Hemmer.
“However they need to management that at present proper now’s talking with officers in locations like Doha, Qatar, to speak in regards to the future.”
Yingst added, the Taliban desires to be taken severely by the worldwide group, however they’ve a “very darkish previous.”
Hemmer requested about how Afghanistan girls are handled within the nation.
“The Taliban spokesperson in Doha…declare[ed] they will respect the rights of ladies,” Yingst answered. “Permit them to check at college and…participate in society.”
Regardless of the Taliban spokesperson claiming women and men could be equal, Yingst emphasised that girls are thought-about “second-class residents” in Afghanistan.
“[The] Taliban fighters, they’re very centered on sustaining safety,” Yingst concluded. “However human rights and equality may be very low on the listing for this group.”