Taliban fighters in girls makeup… and they liked it…

“He said the photographs could be seen as an extreme form of hypocrisy. But he also found them “incredibly touching”.

“I’m almost envious of the photographer that they could take these portraits of these guys … the Taliban then were the absolute personification of evil and you have them holding hands with plastic flowers. It is very confusing but I like that.”

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/oct/23/taliban-fighters-in-makeup-barbican-to-show-rare-pictures