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Afghan journalists beaten by Taliban for covering women's protests

Afghan journalists beaten by Taliban for covering women's protests
The group had earlier claimed it would respect freedom of the press, but its actions on Wednesday and over the past weeks indicate otherwise

Afghan scribes beaten by Taliban for covering women's protests The group had earlier claimed it would respect freedom of the press, but its actions on Wednesday and over the past weeks indicate otherwise In this picture taken on 8 September 2021, Afghan newspaper Etilaatroz journalists Nemat Naqdi (L) and Taqi Daryabi show their wounds in their office in Kabul after being released from Taliban custody.com/CcIuCy6GVw — Marcus Yam 文火 (@yamphoto) September 8, 2021 Images tweeted by Etilaatroz show the same two men, whom the publication has identified as its employees - Taqi Daryabi and Nematullah Naqdi - and a close-up of their injuries.com/0vuEwYW28b — اطلاعات روز | Etilaatroz (@Etilaatroz) September 8, 2021 According to Etilaatroz, Daryabi and Naqdi - a video editor and a reporter - were covering a protest led by women in the Kart-e-Char area of western Kabul on Wednesday, when they were abducted by the Taliban, taken to different rooms and beaten and tortured.com/W3GQ34BPtl — Zaki Daryabi (@ZDaryabi) September 8, 2021 According to the LA Times the Taliban also stopped its journalists from photographing the protesting women; the foreign correspondents, however, were only forced to leave the area.

Afghan journalists from @Etilaatroz, Nemat Naqdi & Taqi Daryabi, display wounds sustained from Taliban torture & beating while in custody after they were arrested for reporting on a women’s rally in #Kabul, #Afghanistan.اطلاعات روز: تقی دریابی و نعمت‌الله نقدی، دو گزارشگر روزنامه اطلاعات روز پس از بازداشت توسط طالبان، به شدت مورد لت‌وکوب قرار گرفته‌اند.

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