Faizullah Jalal, a University Professor, Arrested by Taliban

Kabul – Sources in Kabul report the arrest of Faizullah Jalal, the Kabul University professor, and political expert.

He was arrested by the Taliban forces from his home in the Macroyan area, sources told Hasht-e Subh.  

So far, the cause of the arrest is unknown, according to sources.

Earlier, Faizullah Jalal, a law professor at Kabul University, had sharply criticized the Taliban during a live TOLOnews discussion in Kabul on November 21, with Mohammad Naeem Wardak, spokesman for the Taliban’s political office in Qatar which part of Jalal’s speech had made headlines among social media users, who were worried about his life.

At that time, Faizullah Jalal sharply criticized the Taliban for their actions and called on them to reform themselves.

The Taliban have not yet commented on the arrest of the Kabul University professor.