Taliban outlaws barbers in Afghanistan’s Helmand province from shaving or trimming beards

Barbers in Afghanistan’s Helmand province have been banned by the Taliban from shaving or trimming beards. The order was issued on Monday and marks the latest in a series of restrictions placed on the country’s residents based on the Taliban’s strict interpretation of Islamic law. Sharia law is Islam’s legal system – which is based on the Koran and the

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