Taliban Crackdown on Press: Three Journalists Arrested in Baghlan Province

According to local sources, Taliban have arrested three journalists in Baghlan province.

Sources from the province report that Gholam-Ali Wahdat, a journalist for the private television network “Tanwir,” as well as Safiullah Wafa and Noor-Agha, reporters for “Radio Television Afghanistan” were arrested from their homes in Pul-e-Khumri, the center of Baghlan, on Thursday morning.

These journalists were reportedly detained by Taliban intelligence, but the reason for their arrest remains unclear.

Taliban has not commented on the arrests in Baghlan.

It should be noted that Taliban has detained a large number of citizens in recent days on various charges.

In the latest incident, Taliban arrested a university professor in Badakhshan province.