Taliban spokesman says international outrage over public execution of a man is a violation of countries internal affairs . Taliban Supreme Court announced the public flogging of 27 convicts, including nine women, in Parwan province on Thursday .
Kabul, Afghanistan (December 9, 2006) : Following criticism of a public execution of a man, the Taliban stood firm on Thursday.According to Voice of America (VOA) News, the Taliban deemed the international outrage over its public execution reprehensible and interfered in Afghanistans internal affairs on Thursday.In a statement published by Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid, the group's conduct was chastised because of a lack of information about Islam and Afghanistan.He said that 92% of Afghan civilians are Muslims.Zaabihullah Mujahid said that the Taliban have made great sacrifices in enforcing Islamic laws in the region.According to the VOA News story, Zabihullah Mujahid, the public execution is carried out all over the world, including in America and Europe.According to VOA News, Afghanistan is being chastised for implementing Islamic sentences reveals that such countries and organizations have either insufficient knowledge or are having problems with Islam while still respecting Muslims beliefs and laws.This conduct is a violation of countries' internal affairs, according to Zabihullah Mujahid. For the first time since they took over Afghanistan last year, the Taliban Supreme Court convicted a man charged with murder.Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told reporters that the man was executed in public.According to a VOA News story, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said the execution took place in a sports stadium in western Farah province on Wednesday.According to a VOA News story, hundreds of people were witnessed the execution, including the top executives of the organization. According to him, the executed individual in the jail confessed to stabbing to death a Farah resident and taking his possessions, including a motorcycle.The victim's father was responsible for the execution, according to the spokesman.According to Jeremy Laurence, spokesperson for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the death penalty is incompatible with fundamental tenets of human rights, and its use cannot be reconciled with full respect for the right to life.Lawrence urged the Taliban to set an immediate moratorium on further executions and act quickly to ban the use of the death penalty. Afghanistan's de facto leaders reported the public execution of a man in Farah province today, according to a tweet.The United Nations recommends the death penalty in all cases, and calls for a complete moratorium on executions with the aim of abolishing it.During the time, the US also attacked the Taliban for its conduct after revelations about public executions emerged.We've seen reports that the Taliban has ordered judges to enforce their interpretation of Sharia law, according to US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price. This indicates that the Taliban are attempting to return to their regressive and abusive practices of the 1990s, according to the report.It was an affront to the dignity and human rights of all Afghans back then; it would be an affront to the dignity and human rights of all Afghans now.