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Pakistani Taliban warn news vendors to stop selling two daily newspapers

The Taliban in Pakistan’s Tribal Areas bordering Afghanistan have warned newspaper vendors to stop the sale of two daily newspapers which they claim were publishing “un-Islamic and immoral photographs of women”

According to press reports, newsvendors in the town of Mirali in the North Waziristan Tribal Agency received a warning on March 12, to stop distribution of Urdu dailies “Aaj Kal” and “Waqt.”

The Taliban warned that if these newspapers continued to be sold, the newspapers would be burnt at Mirali Town Square.

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Source: PPF
Date:3/13/2008