Simon’s Guide to Gambling and Online Gambling in Afghanistan

Afghanistan, men at gambling table in Kābul. Photo: Harrison Forman

  Sharia law and gambling – In Afghanistan – as in the whole Muslim world – all forms of gambling are forbidden by the Islamic law (Shari’ah). Sharia law was most strictly enforced in Afghanistan under the Taliban control of the country between 1996 and 2001. After the NATO-invasion of Afghanistan the enforcement of gambling (and several other) […]