The Taliban government of Afghanistan has banned the short video sharing application TikTok and Encounter Game PubG to prevent the spread of immoral content and prevent the new generation from spoiling it.
TikTok and PubG have been banned by governments of other countries, including Pakistan and India, before the Taliban regime.
due to being against national security and harmful to mental health Both applications have been described in Europe and the United States
According to the Anatolia news agency, Inamullah Samangani, deputy spokesman for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, confirmed the ban on both apps in a Pashto-language tweet.
The deputy spokesman in his tweet called TikTok a spread of immoral content while PubG called it an app to mislead the new generation.
He wrote in his tweet that there was a need to ban TikTok and pub g to save the new generation from spoiling.
during the Press conference, he said, that TV channels should stop broadcasting inappropriate and immoral content as soon as possible.
Although the deputy spokesman directed the TV channels to stop the immoral content, he did not specify what kind of content should not be aired on the channels.
Afghanistan has been under Taliban rule since the US withdrawal in August 2021 and has been banned on a number of issues, including new guidelines for women’s clothing, education, and solitary travel.
The Taliban government has also made it mandatory for men to have a beard for government employment, while activities in fashion, modeling, music, art, and other arts have also been banned.