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Taliban paint over the ‘soul of Kabul’: Western murals that adorn the Afghan capital’s walls – including one of George Floyd – are being replaced with ‘victory slogans’

  • Taliban are covering up Kabul street art with propaganda and ‘victory slogans’ 
  • Progressive art included image of George Floyd and demanded rights for women
  • Now, the bright, colourful street art has been replaced with black-and-white text
  • Entrance to US embassy in Kabul has been covered with painting of Taliban flag

By Clare Mccarthy For Mailonline Published: 06:47 EDT, 8 September 2021

The Taliban have started painting over artist’s murals of western symbols and values that adorn the walls of the Afghan capital – including one of George Floyd – and are replacing them with ‘victory slogans’.

Afghan activist Omaid Sharifi’s art collective, Artlords, have spent eight years transforming stretches of Kabul’s labyrinthine concrete blast walls with colourful murals. 

They created more than 2,200 murals across the country addressing everything from the killing of George Floyd in the US and the drowning of Afghan refugees in Iran, to gender equality and the signing of the US-Taliban agreement towards peace.

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