Taliban govt scraps Afghan election commission

The Taliban have dissolved Afghanistan’s election commission, a panel that supervised polls during the previous Western-backed administration. “There is no need for these commissions to exist and operate,” Taliban government spokesman Bilal Karimi said, referring to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission. “If we ever feel a need, the Islamic Emirate will revive these commissions.” The Taliban swept to power … Continue reading Taliban govt scraps Afghan election commission