The Taliban: Prayer for Hate

Posted on: September 25, 2001 | Views: 145 | Comment

Who is the Taliban? This frightening, short documentary puts the answer in context, showing how the United States funded them to get the Soviets out of Afghanistan and how they came to power. The Taliban has brought its vision of law and order--and of Islam--to what its leaders say was anarchy. Its most oppressive laws are those directed toward women, but that by no means covers the extent of the abuses carried on in its name.

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human rights • islam • Afghanistan • Taliban