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Taliban announce women must cover faces in public, say burqa is best

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Afghan women must cover their faces, according to a decree from the group's supreme leader. It is an escalation of growing restrictions on women in public that is drawing a backlash. The ideal face covering was the all-encompassing blue burqa, which became a global symbol.
3 months ago·Kabul, Afghanistan

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Times of India

taliban: Taliban announce women must cover faces in public, say burqa is best - Times of India

South Asia News: The Taliban on Saturday ruled Afghan women must cover their faces, according to a decree from the group's supreme leader, an escalation of growing res

3 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Taliban to force Afghan women to wear face veil

Any woman refusing to comply with the new decree could see a male guardian jailed for three days.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

Taliban Issues New Diktat, Orders Women To Wear Head-To-Toe Burqa

The Taliban on Saturday imposed one of the harshest restrictions on Afghanistan's women since seizing power, ordering them to wear the all-covering burqa in public.

3 months ago·India
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Reuters

Taliban order Afghan women to cover faces again

Afghanistan's Taliban government ordered women on Saturday to cover their faces in public, a return to a signature policy of their past hardline rule and an escalation of restrictions that are causing anger at home and abroad.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Taliban order all Afghan women to cover their faces in public

Decree forces male relatives to police law by making them liable to fines or prison for breaches

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

Afghanistan's Taliban order women to wear burka in public | CBC News

Afghanistan's Taliban rulers have ordered all Afghan women to wear the all-covering burka in public. The acting minister for the Taliban's Vice and Virtue Ministry says the move reflects the importance of Islamic principles.

3 months ago·Canada
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