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Afghan journalists beaten in Taliban detention, editor says

Afghan journalists beaten in Taliban detention, editor says

TWO Afghan journalists were beaten in police custody this week after covering a protest by women in Kabul where they were detained by the Taliban, their editor said. Zaki Daryabi, founder and editor-in-chief of the Etilaat Roz newspaper, shared images on social media of two male reporters, one with large, red welts across his lower back and legs and the other with similar marks on his shoulder and arm. Both men's faces were also bruised and cut in the pictures, which were verified by Reuters. When asked about the incident, an acting Taliban minister, who was named in his post…
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