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Rise of taliban

  1. 1. The Taliban GROUP MEMBER : Hasan Ahmed khan Najeeb ul Rehman Alishah Anwar Ali
  2. 2. Prior Knowledge  The Taliban was a major player in Afghanistan for some time  Perhaps the Taliban ruled Afghanistan?  The Taliban bases politics on fundamental Islamic teachings.  It is in the news all of the time.
  3. 3. The rise of the Taliban  The Taliban arose in 1990 in northern Pakistan after Soviet troops left Afghanistan, coming into attention in 1994.  The Taliban first appeared in religious seminaries which taught fundamentalist Sunni Islam with Deobandism influences.  Taliban is translated to mean “the Seekers.”  The Taliban was initially accepted by the Afghans for their promise to end the war of the warlords, but imposed a strict interpretation of Islamic law.  The spiritual leader is Mullah Omar.
  4. 4. Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Middle East Map. Digital image. Good Ol Woody's Blog and Website. N.p., n.d.
  5. 5. Ideology  To impose an augmented form of Shari'a law under controlled areas.  Oppose shrine worship  Ban images of human form  Restrict role of women  Interpret the Koran (Quran) literally, with no adjustments to modern day
  6. 6. Effects of the Taliban  Education of girls is banned.  Adult literacy rate is 27% for men and 5.6% for women.  Women are restricted to their homes and banned from seeking employment, driving, education, wearing makeup, or leaving home without a male relative.  Freedom have been banned, such as music, movies, TV, celebrations or any kind of mixed-gender gathering.  Cigarettes and alchohol have been banned, as well as pets and photographs of people and animals  Men are forced to grow beards  Burqas are mandated for women to wear outside the home.
  7. 7. http://www.afghaninfowar.com/the-women-behind-the-
  8. 8. The rise and fall of the Taliban  First report on the Taliban was in 1994.  The Taliban conquered Kabul in 1996.  They also ruled Afghanistan from 1996-2001.  They continue to be an active force in Afghanistan as a rebelling movement
  9. 9. http://www.narrative360.com/Kites_Guns_and_Dreams.ht m
  10. 10. Who stands up to the Taliban?  Malala Yousafzai At 11, Malala began blogging her dreams of education to the BBC.At fifteen, Malala was shot as she was making her way home from school in retaliation of her actions to advocate girls' education. She survived and continues to be a symbol of the opression young girls face in Taliban's Afghanistan.  Ainullah Kahn A prinicpal, Kahn organized his students to fight against the Taliban attempting to shut down the schools in his area. Using no weapons or guns, they used sticks and stones to ward off the fighters.
  11. 11. Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 http://www.asianews.it/files/img/PAKISTAN_-_malala- yousafzai_nobel_ok.jpg
  12. 12. Cultural and religious basis for the Taliban • 90% of its population are Sunni Muslims (other Afghan Muslims are Sufis or Shiites). • Religious schools were established in Afghanistan after Islam arrived in the seventh century and taliban became an important part of the social fabric: running schools, mosques, and various religious and social services.