Afghanistan the day long challenge to the Taliban by reporters

Afghanistan, the (day long) challenge to the Taliban by reporters without a burqa: “We resisted, but we…

Appear on TV with that face uncoveredwithout that niqab or the burqa. The challenge started by journalists the mostimportant channels TV Afghans to the Islamist regime Taliban it lasted a day. Today the presenters from TOLOnews, Ariana Television, Shamshad TV and 1TV were broadcast limits provided by decree of last May 7, which imposes mandatory use the burqa for women in public places.

earlier a foulard to cover their hair, and the Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice had ordered TV presenters to comply with the request by Saturday. “We have resisted and we opposed the use of the full veil,” he said Sonja NiaziModerator of TOLO news. “But the broadcaster has suffered pressuresthey said that any presenter who appeared on screen without covering her face would be given different work“, he added.

Mohammad Sadeq Akif MohajirA spokesman for the Ministry of Virtue Promotion and Vice Prevention said the authorities have no intention of forcing moderators to resign from their jobs: “We are doing it happy have the channels exercised your right responsibility“, claims. The ministerial document also sets out the guidelines for the media: “Televisions – it says – must avoid demonstrate Soap opera and rose water series, in which recite Women”.


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