Afghan Media React Strongly to Taliban Threats

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Afghanistan’s media have reacted strongly to Taliban threats against two major television networks over coverage of the insurgent group’s recent occupation of the northern city of Kunduz.

 

During a Tuesday news conference representing most of Afghanistan’s major media outlets, journalists said any attack against Tolo TV or 1 TV would be considered an attack against “Afghanistan’s media family,” and lead to a media-wide boycott against the insurgents, followed by “other measures,” without elaborating.

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