Kabul: The Taliban have arrested a media chief in Afghanistan. The Taliban have arrested Haji Arif Noori, the owner of Noorin TV, an Afghan-based satellite television network.
The arrest was made from his home in Kabul. Tolo News broke the news about this. Hujat al-Mujahideen, head of the Independent Journalists' Association of Afghanistan, confirmed the news. "It is not clear why Haji Arif was arrested," he said. Following the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan, there have been widespread attacks on media outlets and the media.
Javed Youssef, a reporter from Kabul, was killed last month by a Taliban-led group.
Only the last one month Five cases of violence against journalists were reported. After the Taliban came to power on August 15, the country's economic base collapsed and violence against civilians escalated. The Taliban are cracking down on those who report such news.