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U.S. Troops Arrest Afghan Reporter

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3 Jun 09 | BBC

An Afghan journalist working for a prominent independent radio station in the province of Khost has been arrested by American soldiers.

The journalist, Noorjahan Bahir, and his two brothers were arrested at their family home on Tuesday night.

The U.S. military has confirmed the arrests but has given no details.

Local journalists demanding the release of Mr Bahir have said they will stop reporting news relating to the U.S. military or Afghan government.

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3 June 2009 at 4:14 pm

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