Afghan Biographies

Mullah Farid

Name Mullah Farid
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Head of Higher Education Herat
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:

  • During a three-hour meeting of university professors and owners of private educational institutions, Taliban representative and Head of Higher Education, Afghanistan, Mullah Farid said there is no alternative and co-education must end. Days after vowing to respect women's rights in Afghanistan, Taliban officials in the restive Herat province have banned co-education in government and private universities, describing it as the 'root of all evils in society'. This is the first 'fatwa' issued by the Taliban after its swift takeover of Afghanistan. (20210821)
Last Modified 2021-08-27
Established 2021-08-27