How is this any different from shooting women in the head for offending bogeyman allah?

The disturbing trend of Taliban justice in Afghanistan

A Taliban “court” recently ordered a young man accused of theft to have his hand and foot chopped off. The victim spoke with DW about his ordeal as an increasing number of Afghans turn to the Islamist group for justice.

How is this a new “trend”? I guess this was the kinder gentler Taliban…