The Taliban have actually outlawed hair stylists in Afghanistan’s Helmand district from cutting or cutting beards, claiming it breaches their analysis of Islamic legislation.
Anybody breaking the policy will certainly be penalized, Taliban spiritual cops claim.
Some barbers in the funding Kabul have actually stated they likewise got comparable orders.
The directions recommend a go back to the rigorous judgments of the team’s previous period in power, in spite of assurances of a milder type of federal government.
Considering that taking power last month, the Taliban have actually executed severe penalties on challengers. On Saturday, the team’s boxers fired dead 4 declared abductors as well as their bodies were awaited the roads of Herat district.
In a notification uploaded on beauty salons in southerly Helmand district, Taliban police officers advised that hair stylists need to comply with Sharia legislation for hairstyles as well as beards.
” Nobody has a right to grumble,” the notification, which was seen by the BBC, checked out.
” The boxers maintain coming as well as buying us to quit cutting beards,” one barber in Kabul stated. “Among them informed me they can send out covert assessors to capture us.”
One more hair stylist, that runs among the city’s greatest beauty salons, stated he got a telephone call from a person declaring to be a federal government authorities. They advised him to “quit adhering to American designs” as well as not to cut or cut any individual’s beard.
Throughout the Taliban’s very first job in power from 1996 to 2001, the hardline Islamists outlawed flamboyant hairdos as well as urged that guys expand beards.
Yet ever since, clean-shaven appearances have actually come to be preferred as well as lots of Covering guys have actually mosted likely to beauty salons for classy cuts.
Yet the barbers, that have actually not been called to shield their safety and security, claim the brand-new policies are making it tough for them to earn a living.
” For years my beauty parlor was someplace for youngsters to cut as their dream as well as look stylish,” one informed the BBC. “There is no indicate proceed this company.”
” Style beauty salons as well as barbers are ending up being prohibited companies,” an additional stated. “This was my task for 15 years as well as I do not believe I can proceed.
One more barber in the western city of Herat stated that although he had actually not obtained a main order, he had actually quit providing beard trims.
” Consumers do not cut their beards [because] they do not intend to be targeted by the Taliban boxers in the roads. They intend to assimilate as well as appear like them.”
Regardless of lowering his rates for a cut, his company has actually run out. “No one appreciates their design or hair style,” he stated.
( BBC Information)