AFGHANISTAN: Punishment for Males

One of the most dread punishments commonly inflicted by ruthless Dictator-King Amanullah of Afghanistan upon male offenders is "public exposure."

Last week His Majesty sallied forth from Kabul, his capital, with a considerable expeditionary force. He would discipline, he said, the obstreperous Rangu Khel Shinwaris, a nomadic folk who have Stubbornly refused to adopt hats, pants and other innovations imported by King Amanullah after his recent European tour (TIME, Jan. 23 to June 4).

Rebellious tribesmen who continue their refusals to exchange comfortable robes for scratchy store clothes will be punished, threatened King Amanullah, by "public exposure."-

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