Afghanistan: Taliban released more than 210 prisoners, concerns among Afghan citizens

Afghanistan, Taliban release over 210 Prisoners From Jail: Since the change of power in Afghanistan, the people there are battling with the law and order situation. In such a situation, on Monday, the Taliban released more than 210 prisoners lodged in a prison in Afghanistan. The Taliban took this step despite the fact that Islamic State-Khorasan, Syria and Iraq-based terrorist groups are emerging as a major problem for public security in the country.

Afghanistan’s prominent Taliban leaders studied in Pakistani madrassa: report

Madrasa Vice Chancellor Rashidul Haque Sami told NYT, ‘’The world has seen his abilities to run the country through his victories both on the diplomatic front and on the battlefield.’’ According to the report, Sami’s father and the seminary’s late chancellor Samiul Haq, who was assassinated at his residence in Islamabad in 2018, was referred to as the ‘Father of the Taliban’. Known as.

‘Madrasa Miraj: A Contemporary History of Islamic Schools in Pakistan’ Azmat Abbas, the author of the book, said, ‘‘As the mother body of Taliban leaders, Haqqaniyya certainly deserves their respect.’’ The report said Sirajuddin Haqqani, 41, is its alumnus and led the Taliban’s military efforts. The US government had placed a bounty of US$5 million on his head and he is now Afghanistan’s new acting interior minister. At the same time, the new Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaki and Higher Education Minister Abdul Baki Haqqani are also its alumni. 

What did school administrators say?

School administrators say the justice minister, the head of the Afghan water and power ministry, and several governors, military commanders and judges have also studied at the Haqqaniyya seminary. He said, ‘‘We feel proud that our students in Afghanistan first broke the Soviet Union and now sent them to America also with sacked beds. It is an honor for the seminary that its graduates are now ministers and hold high positions in the Taliban government. Many alumni adopt the name Haqqani as a symbol of pride. 

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