Taliban makes some startling pledges

  • Article by: DENIS GRAY , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 23, 2012 - 8:01 PM

Militant Islamist group, which has brutally suppressed women, now says it will grant rights to women.

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cavellDec. 24, 1212:57 PM

The entire Muslim culture, which for centuries has degraded womans rights is NOW going to reverse course? Maybe that will be as successful as their cease fire agreements?

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o4eyequeueDec. 24, 12 2:28 PM

Hmmm. Perhaps on the eve of Jesus's birth, we should look at how well "Christian culture" has fared? Speak for yourself cavell. Methinks Jesus's admonitions to love all, forgive, and turn the other cheek have been lost on most.

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bobblumenfelDec. 26, 12 9:47 PM

Any right that can be "granted" by another human or group of humans can later be "removed." True rights don't come from other people: They're inherent, and, as Thomas Jefferson once wrote, "unalienable" in all human beings.

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