Taliban insurgents threaten Afghan media | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, June 25, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:20 AM, June 25, 2019

Taliban insurgents threaten Afghan media

The Taliban have issued a threat to Afghan media, saying journalists will be targeted unless news outlets stop broadcasting what they describe as government propaganda against the insurgents. Yesterday’s statement gives Afghan radio stations, TV channels and others a week to cease transmitting anti-Taliban announcements paid for by the government. The Taliban say that Afghan media that refuse to do this will be considered enemy intelligence nests and their journalists and other staffers will not be safe.

 

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