Taliban killing of radio host signals bad year ahead for journalists

Afghanistan was most dangerous country for media workers in 2018 with 15 murders, and 2019 may be worse

Noori often focused on social issues in his radio shows, and was a critic of the insurgency as well as the government


“Dear Mr President, the land of Farah has no more capacity to build cemeteries for our youth,” Afghan journalist Javid Noori, 27, wrote on his Facebook page in November about the rising number of civilian casualties in his home province in western...

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