Taliban leader Mullah Nooruddin Turabi poses for a photo in Kabul on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Taliban leader Mullah Nooruddin Turabi poses for a photo in Kabul on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Afghanistan: Taliban official says executions and amputations will return

  • ‘Cutting off of hands is very necessary for security,’ says ex-justice chief Mullah Nooruddin Turabi, adding that public punishments are under discussion
  • Taliban fighters have already revived a penalty they commonly used in the past – public shaming of men accused of small-time theft

Topic |   Afghanistan after the US withdrawal
Taliban leader Mullah Nooruddin Turabi poses for a photo in Kabul on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Taliban leader Mullah Nooruddin Turabi poses for a photo in Kabul on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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