The Taliban have actually outlawed beauticians in Afghanistan’s Helmand district from cutting or cutting beards, claiming it breaches their analysis of Islamic legislation.
Any person going against the policy will certainly be penalized, Taliban spiritual cops claim.
Some barbers in the funding Kabul have actually stated they additionally obtained comparable orders.
The directions recommend a go back to the stringent judgments of the team’s previous period in power, in spite of guarantees of a milder type of federal government.
Given that taking power last month, the Taliban have actually executed rough penalties on challengers. On Saturday, the team’s competitors fired dead 4 affirmed 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 policemans cautioned that beauticians should adhere to Sharia legislation for hairstyles as well as beards.
” No person has a right to whine,” the notification, which was seen by the BBC, checked out.
” The competitors maintain coming as well as getting us to quit cutting beards,” one barber in Kabul stated. “Among them informed me they can send out covert examiners to capture us.”
An additional stylist, that runs among the city’s most significant beauty salons, stated he obtained 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 initial job in power from 1996 to 2001, the hardline Islamists outlawed flamboyant hairdos as well as firmly insisted that males expand beards.
However ever since, clean-shaven appearances have actually ended up being preferred as well as numerous Covering males have actually mosted likely to beauty salons for classy cuts.
However the barbers, that have actually not been called to secure their security, claim the brand-new policies are making it difficult for them to earn a living.
” For years my hair salon was someplace for youngsters to cut as their dream as well as look stylish,” one informed the BBC. “There is no indicate proceed this service.”
” Style beauty salons as well as barbers are ending up being prohibited organizations,” an additional stated. “This was my task for 15 years as well as I do not believe I can proceed.
An additional 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.
” Clients do not cut their beards [because] they do not wish to be targeted by the Taliban competitors in the roads. They wish to assimilate as well as resemble them.”
Regardless of lowering his costs for a cut, his service has actually run out. “No one respects their design or hair style,” he stated.
( BBC Information)