• In the winter of 1975, Hassan, a Hazara, refuses to give up the kite that will determine the winner of the kite fighting contest, and Assef beats him severely and rapes him.
  • Assef looked to Hitler as a role model and based all his beliefs off of him.
  • Assef has a history of the sexual assault of children and assault without reason.

Assef Quotes

"You don't know the meaning of the word 'liberating' until you've done that, stood in a roomful of targets, let the bullets fly, free of guilt and remorse, knowing you are virtuous, good, and decent. Knowing you're doing God's work. It's breathtaking."

Assed was a man of little to no remorse. He cared nothing for people's lives and reveled in murdering innocent people.


  • The Taliban emerged in the early 1990s in northern Pakistan following the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan

  • A predominantly Pashtun movement, the Taliban came to prominence in Afghanistan in the autumn of 1994.

  • The Taliban's promise - in Pashtun areas straddling Pakistan and Afghanistan - was to restore peace and security and enforce their own austere version of Sharia, or Islamic law, once in power

  • In both countries they introduced or supported Islamic punishments - such as public executions of convicted murderers and adulterers and amputations of those found guilty of theft.

  • Men were required to grow beards and women had to wear the all-covering burka

  • The Taliban banned television, music and cinema and disapproved of girls aged 10 and over from going to school

Rules of the Taliban

  • They take advantage of their authority to put extreme rules into place in Afghanistan.
  • They have banned woman from shopping in public shopping areas.
  • Women are not allowed to be treated by male doctors
  • Banned listening to music, not only for women but men as well.
  • Banned the keeping of pigeons and playing with the birds, describing it as un-Islamic. The violators will be imprisoned and the birds shall be killed. The kite flying has also been stopped.
  • Anyone who converts from Islam to any other religion will be executed.
  • Non-Muslim minorities must distinct badge or stitch a yellow cloth onto their dress to be differentiated from the majority Muslim population. Just like what did Nazis with Jews.
  • All boy students must wear turbans. They say "No turban, no education".
  • Anyone who carries objectionable literature will be executed.