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Taliban Orders Government Workers: "Do Not Shave, Must have Beard to Work"

The Taliban has ordered government officials to wear a beard and adhere to dress codes, as provided by their hardline interpretation of Islam. On Monday, March 28, representatives of the Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice visited government offices, enforcing the new order.

Secular Activist Raif Badawi Freed from Saudi Prison After 10 Years!

Raif Badawi, a prominent Saudi blogger and human rights advocate, arrested in 2012, is finally free after ten years in prison. Ensaf Haidar, Badawi's wife, told Agence France-Presse (AFP) that her husband called her about his release.

"Raif called me. He is free," she said. Haidar is living in Quebec, Canada, along with their three children.

 

Iran Executes Two Men on 'Sodomy' Charges

On January 30, Iran executed two men after finding them guilty of charges related to homosexuality. An Iran Human Rights Watch tweet identified the victims as Mehrdad Karimpour and Farid Mohammadi.

The two were charged with "sodomy by force," a term used as legal gymnastics by the Islamic Republic of Iran to detain and eventually murder homosexuals. Before the execution, both Karimpour and Mohammadi spent six years in Mehrdad Prison.

Taliban Pours 3,000 Liters Of Liquor From Raid into Canal

By Abdulla Gaafarelkhalifa

On New Year's Day, 2022, the twitter account for the General Directorate of Intelligence (GDI), an intelligence agency controlled by the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, posted a video of a raid where law enforcement agents arrested three people and seized 3,000 liters of an alcoholic substance just to be dumped into a canal in Kabul.

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