Female TV anchor who interviewed Taliban official ends up having to flee Afghanistan

Beheshta Arghand, now in Qatar, says militants don’t accept women as humans and started targeting them soon after takeover

The Afghan television anchor Beheshta Arghand, who interviewed a Taliban official live on air after the fall of Kabul, has since fled to Qatar and told how the militants are pushing women out of journalism.

“Women – Taliban they don’t accept. When a group of people don’t accept you as a human, they have some picture in their mind of you, it’s very difficult,” Arghand said.

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