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Taliban brings back strict Sharia law to Afghanistan, women ordered to wear Islamist burqa when out in public

The radical Islamist Taliban movement has ordered women in Afghanistan to wear the burqa in public, a garment that covers them from head to toe, claiming it is “traditional and respectful,” the AFP news agency has reported. It is the most significant restriction of women’s rights since the Taliban returned to power last August. As […]