Reza Shahir

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Taliban forces beat journalist Reza Shahir, charge 3 others over corruption reporting

New York, June 9, 2022 — The Taliban must investigate the beating of journalist Reza Shahir, and immediately drop all charges against journalists Firoz Ghafori, Basira Mosamem, and Olugh Beig Ghafori, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. At about midnight on June 3, Taliban forces stopped Shahir while he was on his way to…

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Taliban forces beat and detain journalist Reza Shahir in Kabul

New York, April 19, 2022 — The Taliban must immediately investigate the detention and beating of Afghan journalist Reza Shahir, return his equipment, and cease harassing journalists for their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On Tuesday, April 19, armed Taliban members stopped Shahir, a reporter for the independent TV station Rahe Farda,…

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