Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Taliban condemn and ban attacks on International Red Cross workers

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) issued a statement condemning attacks on International Red Cross workers.

In its release, the Taliban said: "We condemn and regret the target of killing workers (the Red Cross) both here and abroad".
The Taliban considers the Red Cross a neutral organization that works on behalf of the poor and oppressed in the world.

As quoted from, the Taliban also appreciated the Red Cross that one of their jobs was to deliver messages from prisoners to their families. The Red Cross checks the health condition of detainees and that is an important service.

Educational Problems
Regarding various current issues which state that the Taliban movement attacked and destroyed several schools. They denied that they supported public education efforts in Afghanistan.

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan issued a statement that they support public education in Afghanistan. "The Islamic Emirate once again stated that there was no problem with school or education programs."

But the Taliban reminded them that they have the right to take strong action if schools mislead children with non-Muslim ideas in the name of education.
"Afghanistan is an Islamic country that has sacrificed throughout its history to maintain faith and religious values," the statement added.
Lastly, the Taliban assert that "this is very important ... there is no other interest that is preceded by the teachings of Islam."

MuslimDaily/The Truth Seeker Media

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