The grand assembly is made up of 3,500 tribal leaders and religious scholars, but – surprise – no women are allowed.
Afghan women are now coming under further pressure from the Islamist hardliners to cover their faces and only wear headscarves in approved colours.
The Taliban claimed the uniform – which included a hijab – was not compatible with Islamic modesty codes.
The radical Islamist preacher created a Twitter account that lasted five days and a Facebook page that lasted all of eight minutes.
A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy is out of prison. Now her life depends on getting out of Pakistan.
Outraged hardliners want her banned from leaving, and have vowed to paralyze the country is she is allowed to flee.
The head of the Islamist TPL has issued an edict that says "the chief justice and all those who ordered the release of Asia deserve death.”
“What does it say about us Muslims if we disrupt people practicing their own religion? In the end, it all comes down to the individual. Faith is a private matter."
VICE News visited Siddhartha Dhar, also known as Abu Rumaysah, at his garage in East London in 2013, where he talked about his radicalization process and predicted Islamic State "warfare."
Trying to escape from the moral maze of Wednesday's massacre and its aftermath.