Female news achors have been mandated to cover their faces


The Afghan Taliban have enacted a new rule requiring all television news anchors to wear a face covering. The Taliban Ministry of Virtue and Vice announced the change on Thursday and began administration over the weekend. The Taliban said the decision was “final and non-negotiable”. adding that women could opt for medical masks. By Sunday, most female presenters had covered their faces, while some male staff were also reportedly wearing masks in support of their staff. International human rights…

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