They said the Culture Commission had banned girls from wearing fashionable clothes, even in advertisements. All women must wear the hijab. In addition, the media must reject foreign television series who are they contrary to Afghan culture and sharia law, and the use of songs is strictly forbidden.
The commission said the media should provide “balanced” news that is not based on rumors. Foreign media who are they broadcast in Afghanistan must meet the standards set by the authorities in the country, otherwise they will be banned.
According to media representatives, due to these bans, the offices of some media will have to be closed. They said restrictions imposed by the Taliban were hampering the work of the media.