Abdul Qodus

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Afghanistan

February 5, 2007 11:47 AM ET

AFGHANISTAN The Taliban Islamist militia re-emerged in Afghanistan while the government of President Hamid Karzai wavered in its commitment to Western-style media. Despite the proliferation of media outlets since the fall of the Taliban government in 2001, reporters complained of...

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Three weeks after abduction, photographer released in Afghanistan

November 3, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 3, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today’s release of Italian freelance photographer Gabriele Torsello three weeks after he was taken captive by gunmen in southern Afghanistan. The Italian government confirmed to news agencies Torsello’s release, which...

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Afghanistan: Cameraman killed reporting on double suicide bomb attack

July 24, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 24, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the killing of Aryana television cameraman Abdul Qodus, who died in a double suicide bombing in the Afghan city of Kandahar on Saturday. Qodus had arrived at the scene of...

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