Terrified Afghan TV presenter reads the news while surrounded by gun-toting Talibans (video)

An Afghan TV presenter looked terrified as he read the news while surrounded by armed Taliban thugs. The Taliban militants are said to have stormed the building and demanded the news anchor praise the Taliban. BBC’s Yalda Hakim tweeted a video clip of the news report and wrote: “Afghanistan TV – surreal.  “This is what a political debate now looks like on Afghan TV, Taliban foot soldiers watching over the host.  “The presenter talks about the collapse of the Ghani govt & says the Islamic Emirate says the Afghan people should not to be afraid #Afghanistan.” In the video, the news anchor is surrounded by eight armed men as he reads.  It has been reported they stormed the building on Sunday, August 29, and demanded the presenter speak with them. According to WIO News, the news anchor carried out a debate with the militants while on air. The news outlet reports that the presenter spoke about the collapse of the Government in Afghanistan and urged the Afghan people not to be afraid. During the show, the anchor called Pardaz was also reportedly told to co-operate with the group.  Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad retweeted the video and wrote: “This is surreal.  “Taliban militants are posing behind this visibly petrified TV host with guns and making him to say that people of #Afghanistan shouldn’t be scared of the Islamic Emirate. “Taliban itself is synonymous with fear in the minds of millions. This is just another proof.” Watch the video below.       View this post on Instagram           A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial)The post Terrified Afghan TV presenter reads the news while surrounded by gun-toting Talibans (video) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
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