Why did Osama shift his focus from the Soviet Union to the United States in 1988?
In 1979, the US cuts off ties with Afghanistan. Why does Osama shift his focus from the Soviet union to the United States in 1988? He believes America is an obstacle to establishing an Islamic state. In 1992 Afghanistan in endures another coup.
Why is Afghanistan so populated?
Afghanistan’s population is growing at a rate of 2.33% per year. The country is seeing negative net migration due to internal conflict; however, its fertility rate of 4.56 births per woman still pushes the population up. Because of the high fertility rate, the population is very young, with a median age of 18.4 years.
What are 3 acceptable behaviors and 3 unacceptable behaviors in Islam?
Truthfulness 1. Lying 2. Give to those who need 2. Being Greedy 3.
Who was in charge of Afghanistan in the years before 2001?
From 1996 to 2001, the Taliban held power over roughly three-quarters of Afghanistan, and enforced a strict interpretation of Sharia, or Islamic law.
How much are human bones worth in Afghanistan?
Bones were sold in large amounts. A full thirteen pound male skeleton is worth about 50 cents in Afghanistan. A lot of the bones were sold to Pakistani traders. They would take them to Pakistan and use them. Some people would use them to make animal feed. Others would use them to make soap or cooking oil.
When did people start digging up bones in Afghanistan?
Afghanistan, many people, from young orphans to medical students, have been digging up bones. In December of 1996, London reported that people in Kabul, Afghanistan, were digging up bones. The retrieved bones would be used for many purposes.
Why did students dig bones to buy food?
The students, in need of studying, dug bones for their studies. The younger students could not afford textbooks, so they were forced to buy the bones from older students. Orphans were also digging bones. They used them solely to get money to buy food. Bones were sold in large amounts.
Where are human remains kept after an exhumation?
Usually after an exhumation the bones are washed and placed in a small metal box. The law prevents human remains being kept outside the confines of a cemetery so they are housed in an ossuary, a vast building resembling an archive with filing cabinets full of bones.