Taliban dancing to Drake “In My Feelings.” pic.twitter.com/DNX4M3Qoaw— Countere Magazine (@CountereCulture) August 18, 2021
Meanwhile in Afghanistan, life is quietly returning to normal. The Current Thing is also shifting from Ukraine to Roe v. Wade. Just a reminder of how easy it was to forget about that place.
The new rules say women must cover their faces, ideally wearing the traditional burqa, according to a statement from the General Directorate of Administrative Affairs.
If a woman does not follow the rules, her “male guardian” will be visited and advised, and eventually jailed and sentenced. Women who work in government offices and do not follow the new decree will be fired.
The Taliban has been criticized for restricting women’s rights and freedoms in various areas of public life. …”
Back in March, the Taliban put an end to women’s education while the attention of the West was focused on the war in Ukraine. The Taliban recognized the media had returned to Russia hysteria.
“KABUL, Afghanistan — In a morning of tears and anger, the Taliban on Wednesday reneged on a promise to allow Afghan girls to attend secondary school, as thousands of them turned up at their old school gates in tidy uniforms and carrying their school bags.
The abrupt about-face revived worries that the Taliban might keep teenage girls away from education indefinitely. When the militant religious movement first ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001, girls were not allowed to study. …”
NPCs care about what the media tells them to care about. If it wasn’t being covered 24/7, no one would give a shit about the war in Ukraine.
Note: BTW, what happened to COVID? Did it disappear or did “journalists” lose interest?