Bare arms are displayed, but not the faces of these mannequins. Photo: AP
Bare arms are displayed, but not the faces of these mannequins. Photo: AP
Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s covered mannequins show life under Taliban’s puritanical rule

  • Taliban softens rules on the display of mannequins after initially ordering them removed or beheaded
  • Order is based on a strict interpretation of Islamic law that forbids statues and images of the human form

Bare arms are displayed, but not the faces of these mannequins. Photo: AP
Bare arms are displayed, but not the faces of these mannequins. Photo: AP
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