Murgh Janghi during the Winter season

Repost – Gameness til the End MAR 1, 2013 Cockfighting in Kabul Nick Tann  Cockfighting, known as “Murgh Janghi” in the Afghan Dari language, is a popular game among Afghans during the winter season, which was banned by the Taliban rulers. The heels and bills of the birds are sharpened before fights, which run around…

The Jirga establish Afghan cockfighting rules

Repost – Gameness til the End Cockfighting: a feature of Afghan life Chronicle Staff and News Services Published 5:54 pm, Saturday, December 21, 2013 In these photos, Afghan men watch a cockfighting match in Kabul. For generations, roosters have been bred for fighting. Under the Taliban, cockfighting was banned as un-Islamic. Photo: Rahmat Gul, Associated Press…