U.S. military arrests Afghan journalist: Newspaper
U.S. forces arrested an Afghan journalist from Khost province east of Afghanistan, a local newspaper reported Thursday. "American troops Tuesday night raided the house of a local journalist Noora Jan Baheer and took him into custody along with his two brothers," Daily Arman-e-Millie writes, Xinhua reported.
Noora Jan, according to the newspaper, was working as reporter for Kilid group, a media outlet running a local radio and a magazine.
Governor of Khost province Hamidullah Qalandarzai, the newspaper reported, would talk with the U.S. forces on the subject while Media Center, a body to defend journalist rights has called for the early release of Baheer.