Afghanistan: Taliban unveil new rules banning women in TV dramas

Taliban tighten controls in Afghanistan Television programs featuring women were banned. Women journalists are also advised to wear the hijab. The Taliban government has also ordered that no films or programs about the Prophet Muhammad be aired.

The Taliban's new restrictions are said to be against Islamic values. Taliban spokesman Hakif Mohajir said the new decisions were not about rules but about religious guidance.

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