Earlier this week, the Taliban painted over a wall of the former United States embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, decorating the building a giant Taliban flag, and now they are painting over a series of murals lining the streets of downtown Kabul, including a mural designed to commemorate the U.S.-Taliban peace agreement in 2020, and a mural of George Floyd.
The artwork is being slowly replaced with Taliban victory messages and Islamic slogans, the New York Post reported.
“The Taliban are whitewashing murals in Kabul, Afghanistan, depicting historic US social and political moments — including one commemorating their peace agreement with the US,” the Post noted Thursday.
“The streets of Kabul, which were once home to brightly colored murals honoring a murdered Japanese aid worker, the drowning of Afghan refugees in Iran, the peace agreement, the death of George Floyd, and others honoring social or political issues, are being replaced by paintings of Taliban flags and Islamic slogans,” the outlet continued.
The murals are