The Taliban groups first news conference followed by the takeover of Afghanistan Taliban has vowed to protect women’s right and press freedom as the group’s co-founder returned to the country. Zabihullah Mujahid, the group’s spokesman, said at a press conference in Kabul on Tuesday “We are going to allow women to work and study. We have got frameworks,of course. Women are going to be very active in the society but within the framework of Islam,
“Following a lightning hostile across Afghanistan that saw numerous urban communities tumble to the gathering with mini-mal opposition, the Taliban has tried to depict itself as more moderate than when it forced a severe standard in the last part of the 1990s. Mujahid, who had been a shadowy figure for years, said that “there will be no discrimination against women” adding that “they are going to work shoulder to shoulder with us.
“When Mujahid was questioned as to how the new Taliban government will differ from the previous one, to it he answered that the group has evolved and will not take the same actions they did in the past. “There will be a difference when it comes to the actions we are going to take”compared with 20 years ago, he said. Mujahid assured the gathered journalists by saying “We are committed to the media within our cultural frameworks. Private media can continue to be free and independent.They can continue their activities.”
“The Islamic emirate is pledging to all world countries that no threat will be posted to any country from Afghanistan,”Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told reporters as he announced an islamic government will be established in Afghanistan soon.”We want to establish a government that includes all sides,”he said,adding that they want an end to the war.
“We don’t want any internal or external enemies. We do not have enmity toward anyone and based on our leader’s orders we have pardoned everyone,”he said.Zabihullah Mujahid said there will be no retribution against anyone, including former military members and those who worked with the foreign forces.”No one will search their house,”he said .
However,he said ,”Afghans have the right to apply rules that match the peoples values; therefore, other countries should respect these rules.” Taliban spokesperson said that Women can work in the health sector and other sectors “where they are needed”