Last week, a video of a woman’s field trial in Herat province went viral on social media which provoked the reactions of many social media users where most of them expressed their opinions about it on their social media pages.
Regarding the video, Batol Sayed Haidari a psychologist referred to the ban on field trials by the United Nations. According to the UN regulations, a government is considered legitimate when its laws and the government framework comply with the United Nations regulations.
In the normal proceeding of courts, according to the criminal law of a country, the accused is only found guilty if goes through 3 levels of court.
Addressing to the countries that are going to the peace table, she added that they should ask for an explanation and take a strong position on the women’s field courts in the Taliban-controlled areas.
On the release of the video Belqis Roshan, a representative of Farah province wrote: “Lashing of a woman in Herat by the brutal Taliban for making love is a spit on Fawzia Kofi and Habiba Sarabi and others who consider the Taliban “changed” and “civilized.”
Saleha Sadat, one of the country’s female journalists, in relation with the publication of this video wrote on her Facebook page: “What a painful scene! Hundreds of cowards sit and watch the screams of a helpless and defenseless woman lashing. This is the peak of ignorance and barbarism in the name of religion. This image shows the depth of fundamentalism and extremism in the Taliban.
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Maryam Shahi, another successful journalist in the country also wrote about the release of this video: “This woman is a symbol of the period of people, who end up their day under the lashes of their rulers, and the people who are watching are in fact watching their own misery, but they do not know.”