Bookstores and publishers in Badakhshan banned on selling and publishing books containing anti-Taliban contexts by Islamic Emirate intelligence officials.
A commitment form sent to all libraries, bookstores and publishers in Badakhshan by Islamic Emirate intelligence officials that them on publishing, selling and distributing books with anti-Taliban contexts.
The commitment distributed and forcibly signed in Feizabad capital city has made all libraries, bookstores and publishers committed no to sell or publish books containing anti-Taliban or pro-terrorists` concepts Raha press reporter in Badakhshan said
As a bookseller in Badakhshan and owner of Qazizadeh bookstore, Mr. Ahmad Nabi Qazizadeh told Raha press the intelligence officials are denied the right of checking the books` concepts, it is of the information and culture office to supervise books` context.
He said distribution of a without date-and-number commitment letter by intelligence officials make nonsense.
This comes as freedom of speech is among the world community preconditions for recognizing Taliban.
Taliban, also, detained Ustal Jalal, a prominent university lecturer.
He, under the pressure of some civil and human rights organizations and protests of Afghan citizens, was freed yesterday.