“Destroy wine bottles, children’s books”: Taliban capture Norwegian embassy in Kabul | World news
After announcing the interim government, the Taliban captured the Norwegian embassy in Kabul and ordered the destruction of children’s books and bottles of wine, according to reports.
The Taliban captured the Norwegian embassy in Kabul on Wednesday and the first thing they said was that the wine bottles and children’s books inside the embassy must be destroyed. Diplomats have already left the embassy shortly after the Taliban captured Kabul on August 15. Norway and Denmark have announced that they will close their embassies in Kabul.
“The Taliban have now taken over the Norwegian embassy in Kabul. Say they will return it to us later. But the first bottles of wine must be smashed and children’s books destroyed. The guns seemingly less dangerous Norwegian Ambassador to Iran Sigvald Hague said in a tweet.
The Taliban have announced their interim government in Afghanistan led by Taliban Supreme Leader Hibatullah Akhundzada. Governance will be governed by Sharia law, which prohibits the consumption of alcohol, the Taliban leadership has instructed
The Taliban, known for their oppressive dictates and conservative vulture, have already banned music and women’s participation in sports. University courses take place with a screen of separation between men and women. The Taliban cabinet also banned protests without prior permission from the relevant authorities.
Without straying from what they are known for, the Taliban have already unleashed their oppression even in the capital, which is on the radar of the international community, as the Taliban arrested scores of journalists in Kabul and beat them for to have covered the demonstration of the women.