The laws of the Taliban


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The laws of the Taliban

  1. 1. The Laws of the Taliban <ul><li>The Taliban are a style of government known as a RELIGIOUS DICTATORSHIP. </li></ul><ul><li>People under Taliban rule are not free to choose their own religion or criticise the Taliban. </li></ul><ul><li>The Taliban applied a particularly strict interpretation of Islam. </li></ul>
  2. 2. The Laws of the Taliban <ul><li>The Taliban believe that the laws of Islam must be followed strictly. </li></ul><ul><li>They believe that only they have the right to interpret the meaning of the Koran (the Holy Book for Muslems) </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Laws of the Taliban <ul><li>They were determined to get rid of: </li></ul><ul><li>Modern Ideas (including most scientific beliefs) </li></ul><ul><li>More moderate Muslims who believe in religious tolerance. </li></ul><ul><li>Other religions. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Laws of the Taliban <ul><li>The majority of the world’s Muslims do not accept the beliefs of the Taliban </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Laws of the Taliban <ul><li>The Taliban follow a VERY strict version of SHARIA. </li></ul><ul><li>The Sharia is a traditional interpretation of Islamic law. </li></ul><ul><li>The Sharia is also applied in: </li></ul><ul><li>Saudi Arabia </li></ul><ul><li>Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li>Nigeria. </li></ul><ul><li>Most countries do not apply Sharia as strictly as the Taliban. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other countries with Sharia Law
  7. 7. Enforcing the Law <ul><li>The Taliban enforce the Sharia (Islamic Law) by: </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a religious police called the “Department for the Promotion of Virtue and the Suppression of Vice” </li></ul><ul><li>Virtue = ‘Good’ behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Vice = “Sinful” behaviour </li></ul>
  8. 8. Enforcing the Law <ul><li>The Taliban enforce the Sharia (Islamic Law) by: </li></ul><ul><li>Punishing people who break Sharia. These punishments include public amputations, executions by stoning and public shooting or hanging. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Controlling the media <ul><li>The Taliban control the media by: </li></ul><ul><li>Stopping all television broadcasts. </li></ul><ul><li>Smashing televisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing radios – but only so they can broadcast prayers and Taliban propaganda. </li></ul><ul><li>All music was banned. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Why do you think the Taliban want to control the media so strictly?
  11. 11. Laws of the Taliban <ul><li>Men must grow beards and cut their moustaches. </li></ul><ul><li>Laughing, clapping or shouting at outside events is illegal. </li></ul><ul><li>All non-religious books are banned. </li></ul><ul><li>Suits and ties are forbidden. </li></ul><ul><li>Families are not allowed to take photographs or make videos. </li></ul><ul><li>Display pictures of any living thing (even in textbooks) </li></ul><ul><li>You are not allowed to fly kites or own birds as pets. </li></ul><ul><li>Muslim families may not listen to music. </li></ul><ul><li>All children must have Muslim names. </li></ul><ul><li>All non-Muslims (Hindus and Jews) must wear yellow clothes or carry a yellow cloth. </li></ul><ul><li>It is illegal to question the police when they are punishing an offender. </li></ul><ul><li>Theft, adultery and all crimes against religious laws are punished by public amputation or execution. </li></ul>
  12. 12. The life of Women under the Taliban <ul><li>Women must wear the burqa at all times. </li></ul><ul><li>Women are not allowed to: </li></ul><ul><li>Get an education. </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to a male unless they are related to them or married to them. </li></ul><ul><li>Wear nail polish, lipstick or make-up. </li></ul><ul><li>Work. </li></ul><ul><li>Travel anywhere without a male relative. </li></ul>Hundreds of Afghan girls were forced into marriage with Taliban soldiers.