In China, ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ Is the Only Accepted Religion; Churches “Essential” In One State at Least; Sharia Law Coming to Afghanistan; Update on Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan
In China, ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ Is the Only Accepted Religion
Churches ‘Essential’ In One State at Least
Sharia Law Coming to Afghanistan
In a Tuesday news conference, Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban, said that the group is “committed to the rights of women under the system of sharia (Islamic) law,” but he noted that women would study and work “within our frameworks.” But the Taliban’s regime prior to the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 was especially violent toward women. Women seen in public without a male relative could be abducted and forced into marriage, and women who were sexually assaulted could be executed.
Update on Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan