Afghanistan

Noor Ahmad Noori

23 January 2014

The journalist for Bust Radio and correspondet for The New York Times in Helmand province was kidnapped, severely beaten and hanged, according to the Afghanistan Independent Journalists’ Association (AIJA).

His body was later found dumped in the Karte Lagan area. The AIJA blamed the drug mafia for the killing which they denounced as “a blatant violation of the security of independent journalists in Afghanistan who are trying their best to bring up-to-date news and information to the general public.”