Taliban Carry Out Public Execution
The Taliban’s rule has been nothing but harmful for the Afghan people. This anti-God group needs to be supernaturally stopped.
From The Epoch Times. The Taliban on Wednesday executed an Afghan convicted of killing another man, the first public execution since the terrorist group took over Afghanistan last year, a spokesman said.
The announcement underscored the intentions by Afghanistan’s new rulers to continue hard-line policies implemented since they took over the country in August 2021 and to stick to their interpretation of Islamic law, or Sharia.
The execution, carried out with a rifle by the victim’s father, took place in western Farah province before hundreds of spectators and many top Taliban representatives, according to Zabihullah Mujahid, the top Taliban spokesman. Some representatives came from the capital Kabul.
The decision to carry out the punishment was “made very carefully,” Mujahid said, following approval by three of the country’s highest courts and the Taliban supreme leader, Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada. …
After they overran Afghanistan in 2021, in the final weeks of the U.S. and NATO forces’ pullout from the country after 20 years of war, the Taliban terrorist group had initially promised to allow for women’s and minority rights.
Instead, they have restricted rights and freedoms, including imposing a ban on girl’s education beyond the sixth grade. They have also carried out public lashings across different provinces, punishing several men and women accused of theft, adultery, or running away from home. …
In comments late Wednesday, State Department spokesman Ned Price said the United States condemned the public execution. …
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(Excerpt from The Epoch Times. Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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