Taliban Ban TV In Afghan Province

KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban insurgents have ordered residents of a province near the capital Kabul to stop watching television, saying the networks were showing un-Islamic programs, officials and local media said on Tuesday.


* Hmm. Last week the Sowdi owner of the Cairo Grand Hyatt had his employees dump a million Euro’s worth of Alkohol in the Nile, now Turkey follows:

Turkey: New law restricting sale of alcohol comes into effect

* Just a month ago the last Pork-butcher in Istanbul had to shut down his business…

*  Sharia is creeping forward everywhere, but in modern, moderate, secular Turkey it is creeping even faster than it is elsewhere. “Turkey: Law Banning Alcohol, Sigarettes [sic] Comes Into Effect,”

ANKARA, MAY 13 – A new law to overhaul tobacco and alcoholic beverages usage drew fierce criticism from sector representatives, and is seen as another negative factor in Islamist-rooted AKP’s record of conservative arrangements. Law No. 5752, which will take effect tomorrow, bans the sale of alcoholic beverages and cigarettes “by breaking its packaging or dividing them.”

Sector representatives say if implemented, it would mean that the sale of alcoholic beverages by the glass at establishments like restaurants and bars would not be allowed.

from ANSAmed