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Afghanistan: Action Pledged On Taleban School Takeover

Officials vow to address concerns over insurgent influence on education.An IWPR report that revealed how the Taleban were attempting to impose their own curriculum in schools in Logar province has made headline news across Afghanistan.
(See Taleban Impose Changes on Afghan Curriculum).
Local officials said that, having been alerted to the issue by IWPR, they would now act to prevent the insurgents from forcing their own version of religious study onto students.
In a number of areas of the eastern province, IWPR found that the Taleban had banned lessons on cultural subjects, such as music, and those being taught around issues of terrorism …read more

Source:: Institute for War & Peace Reporting


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