‘No one will tell us what our laws should be,’ says Mullah Nooruddin Turabi, founder member of Taliban
A prominent leader of the タリバン has said the group will reintroduce punishments such as amputations and executions for criminals, though perhaps not publicly.
Mullah Nooruddin Turabi, one of the founders of the Taliban, confirmed the return of 死刑執行. He is known for his extremist interpretation of Islamic laws and served as the justice minister in the previous Taliban government in the late 90s.
「セキュリティのためには、手を切ることが非常に必要です。,” Mr Turabi said in a rare interview to the AP通信, adding that it would serve as a deterrent. He added that the new Taliban government was studying if these punishments should be meted out in public, like in the past, and will soon “develop a policy.”
The Taliban’s previous rule in Afghanistan was marked by horrific incidents of “justice” such as public executions in a soccer field in 受け入れ. The hard-line group stoned or shot down or amputated the limbs of men and women accused of crimes, even if they were petty thefts and robberies.
These acts were criticised by the international community at that time. Referring to this, Mr Turabi said: “Everyone criticised us for the punishments in the stadium, しかし、私たちは彼らの法律と罰について何も言ったことがありません. No one will tell us what our laws should be. 私たちはイスラム教に従い、コーランに関する法律を制定します。」
Since the Taliban seized control of Kabul on 15 8月, fears have mounted that similar barbaric acts will be carried out again, despite the extremist group’s claims that it is more liberal this time. Reports from the country have already emerged that men accused of undisclosed crimes have already been publicly shamed and paraded.
それでもまだ, Taliban leaders have claimed that there will be gender equality and justice in its new rule.
Mr Turabi also repeated these claims in his interview to the woman journalist and said: “We are changed from the past.”
The last Taliban regime had banned all forms of entertainment, including films and sports. But television, 携帯電話, photos and video will be allowed now “because this is the necessity of the people, and we are serious about it”, 彼は言った.
He added that judges, including women, will hear cases this time, but reiterated that the laws will be based upon sharia (イスラム) laws.
ザ・ 国連 and other international bodies have expressed concern about the human rights situation in Afghanistan. Several countries have also threatened to isolate the nation if it repeats past activities. しかしながら, the new regime has repeatedly claimed that it will uphold human rights values.