“A group of Taliban dragged out Maulawi Assadullah and slit his throat with a knife because he was propagating Christianity,” he said.
“We have enough evidence and local accounts to prove that he was involved in the conversion of Muslims to Christianity.” Hakimi charged that a number of foreign aid agencies were also involved in spreading Christianity in
“We warn them that they face the same destiny as Assadullah if they continue to seduce people,” he said. The fundamentalist Taliban, which was overthrown by U.S.-led forces in late 2001, has declared a holy war against the continuing foreign troop presence in the country and views aid workers as legitimate targets in this battle.
The Taliban has killed at least 33 foreign aid workers since the start of last year, including Frenchwoman Bettina Goislard of the U.N. refugee agency, who was gunned down in the town of