The move is one of the harshest restrictions imposed on Afghanistan’s women since the Taliban seized power last year.
Afghanistan’s supreme leader has ordered the country’s women to cover their faces in public – one of the harshest restrictions imposed on them since the Taliban seized power last year and an escalation of growing restrictions on women that are drawing a backlash from the international community and many Afghans.
“They should wear a chadori (head-to-toe burqa) as it is traditional and respectful,” said a decree issued by Taliban chief Haibatullah Akhunzada that was released by authorities at a function in Kabul on Saturday.
Read more at — Aljazeera.com
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