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Taliban will ban TikTok, PubG in 3 months

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Taliban will ban TikTok PubG in 3 months

Taliban will ban TikTok, PubG in 3 months: In the next three months, the Taliban will restrict the use of the apps TikTok and PubG in Afghanistan. According to media sources quoting a statement from the Taliban-led telecom department.

In a conference with leaders from the security sector and the Sharia law enforcement administration, the Taliban announced the ban, according to Khaama Press. They have decided to outlaw both TikTok and Pubg apps in Afghanistan within 90 days.

According to the ruling, TikTok and PubG will prohibit within a month and the next 90 days, respectively, according to Khaama Press.

Afghanistan’s telecommunications and internet service providers have informed about the restriction and requested to abide by the rules within the allotted period.

In the year after the Taliban seized control of the government in Afghanistan. More than 23 million websites were banned for publishing what the Taliban perceived as immoral information. According to Najibullah Haqqani, the Taliban administration’s minister of communications.

“Currently, 23.4 million websites are prohibited. Every time, they switch their pages. Consequently, if you ban one website, another will go live, TOLOnews reported, citing “Acting Minister Najibullah Haqqani as stating at a conference.”

Ahmad Masoud Latif Rai, the interim government’s deputy minister of communications, criticized Facebook at the same conference.

After the collapse of the US-backed government and the withdrawal of US troops. The Taliban took over Afghanistan on August 15, 2013.

The Taliban takeover has caused economic issues and food shortages, threatening a humanitarian tragedy. Due to the Taliban, human rights abuses, and women’s and girls’ lack of freedom, thousands of Afghans have left.

The rights and operations of Afghan media outlets have curtailed since the Taliban seized control of the country in the middle of August last year.

According to UNAMA, there have been significant changes in the media environment of the nation. Including the closure of more than half of the independent media outlets.

A ban on several channels and websites, and an increase in work restrictions, violence, and threats against journalists.

Journalist Roman Karimi and his driver take hostage and tortured by the Taliban earlier in May while covering a march for women.

Since the Taliban came to power, more than 45% of journalists have left their positions. The United Nations (UN) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemned the arrests.

They demanded the terror group stop harassing local journalists and stifling freedom of speech through ongoing detentions and threats.

The ever-increasing restrictions on the media in Afghanistan have also drawn widespread criticism on a global scale.

The Taliban promised women’s rights, media freedom, and amnesty for government officials during their inaugural news conference in August.¬†However, several people, including journalists, activists, and former government workers, continue to experience retaliation.

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