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Taliban

A political movement that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001. When it was in power, the Taliban was noted for brutal treatment of women and for almost entirely wiping out the cultivation of opium, which was until then one of Afghanistan's primary cash crops. It based its teachings and rule on an austere interpretation of Islam combined with Pashto tribal law. In 2001, it was overthrown by the United States and coalition forces. Since 2004, the Taliban has become a major insurgent group in Afghanistan, funded through opium trade.
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Shirkat Gah thus highlighted this grave concern in its second Shadow Report to the CEDAW Committee in 2007, Talibanisation and Poor Governance: Undermining CEDAW in Pakistan, calling on the committee to extract commitments from the Pakistan government to address the issue.
He expressed concerns on Talibanisation in the city and demanded stern action against the extremist elements.
Incidentally, Justice Katju is no stranger to controversy himself -- having previously raised concerns about the " Talibanisation " of the country when rejecting a student's appeal questioning a Chrisitian missionary school's decision to bar him from sporting a beard.
In the report, intelligence personnel stated that these organisations were not only distributing literature but were also conducting a door-to-door campaign to convince the general public in favour of Talibanisation.
The Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) news agency reported the 2-year-old was on the militants hit list for his aversion to forces promoting Talibanisation in the restive valley.
The impact of Talibanisation is clearest in Pakistan.
Meanwhile, MQM's Rabita Committee also condemned the killing saying the party was being targeted for raising voice against increasing Talibanisation in the country.
Islamabad, May 29 ( ANI ): An editorial in a Pakistan daily, referring to the death sentence given to six persons by a jirga (tribal assembly) in Kohistan district, has said Pakistan is being 're-tribalised' under the influence of growing Talibanisation.
ISLAMABAD, January 04, 2011 (Balochistan Times): PPP Information Secretary Fouzia Wahab has said assassination of governor Punjab Suleman Taseer is product of Talibanisation doctrine.
Leena has found support in Charu Niveditha, a prolific writer and columnist, who views the HMK's move as part of Talibanisation of the state.
KARACHI -- Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, Dr Farooq Sattar said Friday that his party was the only one against Talibanisation in Pakistan which is why it was being targeted.
Bangalore (Karnataka), April 29 ( ANI ): The Talibanisation of certain elements in Pakistan is a serious concern for Indian security as far as threats posed by its neighbours is concerned, said Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal N.