Sunday, November 22, 2015

Asylum Seekers Buying Fake Taliban Threat Letters to Get Into Europe

Via Billy

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99% of the Taliban threat letters presented to authorities are thought to be fake.
The AP reported:
Threatening letters from the Taliban, once tantamount to a death sentence, are now being forged and sold to Afghans who want to start a new life in Europe.
The handwritten notes on the stationery of the so-called Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan were traditionally sent to those alleged to have worked with Afghan security forces or U.S.-led troops, listing their “crimes” and warning that a “military commission” would decide on their punishment. They would close with the mafia-style caveat that insurgents “will take no further responsibility for what happens in the future.”


  1. Heh!

    Now they're showing up with a hall pass. And a fake one, at that.

    If things weren't as serious as they are, this would be first-class comedy material.

    Central Alabamaian

    1. this would be first-class comedy material.

      Really :)