West Afghan Officials Destroy Books Coming From Iran
NIMROZ -- Officials in Afghanistan's Nimroz Province say thousands of books
thought to have been printed in Iran were thrown into the Helmand River this
month, Radio Free Afghanistan reports.
Symbol of the "New York Society for the Suppression of Vice",
founded in 1873, advocating book-burning. - See
Nimroz Governor Ghulam Dastgir Azad told the station that the books were
destroyed in accordance with a central government decision.
Azad said all the books were confiscated from individuals crossing the
Officials at the provincial culture office said the books' contents could
undermine Afghan security and national unity.
They did not say what the specific contents were.
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