The Taliban‘s non secular police in Helmand province informed barbers that they could possibly be punished in the event that they get caught trimming or shaving beards, citing their interpretation of Sharia law, in line with a report.
The BBC reported Sunday that it seen a word posted on salons within the province that carried the directive. The report stated grooming for males within the nation has modified because the final time the Taliban held energy, however some hairdressers had been informed to “cease following American types,” the report stated.
Because the Taliban overran Kabul on Aug. 15 and seized management of the nation, Afghans and the world have been watching to see whether or not they may re-create their harsh rule of the late Nineties. Many worry the Taliban will roll again 20 years of positive factors by girls and ethnic minorities whereas proscribing the work of journalists and NGO staff.
The BBC spoke to at least one barber who informed the community that he has been reducing hair for 15 years, however it’s turning into a “forbidden enterprise.”
The Related Press contributed to this report