Taliban warn newspapers against pics of women
KHAR: A senior Taliban leader on Thursday warned national newspapers, particularly Aaj-Kal and Express, to stop publishing pictures of women which offend them.
“I warn newspapers which are publishing photos [to stop] and have set a two-week deadline, otherwise we will boycott and take action against these papers,Â” Maulvi Faqir Muhammad, deputy head of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), told reporters. He said his militants would target government employees if the army takes action. Â“We will not retaliate against the army if we come under attack. We will target government employees in response to any army action,” he said. He did not elaborate what action the Taliban would take against the newspapers after the deadline expires.
Source: Daily Times