Cockfights in Afghanistan

Cockfights in Afghanistan

February 10, 2014

Cockfight, known in the Afghan language as “Murgh Jhangi”, is a popular form of entertainment among Afghans during the winter season, which was banned during the Taliban rule. Specially grown fighting cocks compete in fights that consist of 4-6 rounds. Each round lasts from 10 to 20 minutes with an interval of 5 minutes. In these battles, some Afghans earn fortunes by local standards, because the bets on battles reach 100,000–200,000 afghanis, which is about 2000-4000 US dollars. The tradition of cock fighting in Afghanistan is very strong and ancient, their history goes back to 4000 BC Cockfights have become a national tradition of Afghanistan.

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  • Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan

    Cockfights in Afghanistan