TITLE

On a Perilous Reporting Journey to Southwestern Afghanistan

AUTHOR(S)
Shahzad, Syed Saleem
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Spring2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains what happened to the author, who is a Pakistani, and his interpreter, Qamar Yousufzai when they traveled to a place in Afghanistan where the Taliban rule. He reveals why he have always chosen to work as an independent journalist in the conflict zones of Iraq, Lebanon and Afghanistan. In the fall of 2006, he decided to cover the entire Taliban-controlled area up to Bagram. He and Yousufzai were arrested claiming they were spies.
ACCESSION #
24770600

 

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