Stop uploading songs on mobile phones, warns Taliban pamphlet

Those associated with the mobile phone business are committing "un-Islamic acts", say Taliban.


Abuzar Afridi August 13, 2012

LANDI KOTAL: Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) issued a pamphlet to owners of mobile phone shops in the Landi Kotal area of Khyber Agency, warning them to stop uploading songs, movies and pictures to mobile phones.

The pamphlet stated that those associated with mobile phone business should wind up and start another business as they are committing "un-Islamic acts" by uploading songs and movies to mobile phones.

Political administration official for the area Amjid Shinwari confirmed that the pamphlet was issued by unidentified TTP militants on August 12 and added that these pamphlets were distributed and pasted on the shutters of various mobile phone shops.

The shop and market owners are also threatened of dire consequences if the instructions are not followed.

“The owner of this market along with the businessmen would be targeted,” the pamphlet stated.

COMMENTS (68)

Muslim | 8 years ago | Reply

TAliban zindabad. May Allah Grant Jannah to Sheikh Osama (Shaheed)

Fuad | 8 years ago | Reply

Oh come on people! Its all about piracy and intellectual property rights. Taliban are the front men for itunes store and the music industry!!

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