Kabul street named after journalist

April 7, 2008

Today the authorities in Kabul named a street in the Afghan capital after the local journalist Ajmal Naqshbandi. The 20 year old journalist was beheaded by the Taliban in April 2007. It is the first street named after a journalist killed in Afghanistan,

While unveiling the plaque of the avenue, President of the Afghanistan National Journalist Union Abdul Hamid Mubariz slammed Taliban for executing the late Naqshbandi and called on journalist communities to work for strengthening expression freedom in the country. link



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