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Topic - Khalil Ahmad Shaheedzada
Religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked legislation on Saturday aimed at strengthening provisions for women's freedoms, arguing that parts of it violate Islamic principles and encourage disobedience.
"Whatever is against Islamic law, we don't even need to speak about it," Shaheedzada said.
"Even now in Afghanistan, women are running from their husbands. Girls are running from home," Shaheedzada said. "Such laws give them these ideas."