The host of Afghan TV’s was seen on video telling the general public in that country to “cooperate with it and should not be afraid.”
The host of Afghan TV’s Peace Studio was seen on video telling the general public in that country to “cooperate with it and should not be afraid,” referring to the newly reconstituted Taliban government.
But standing behind him were Taliban soldiers appearing to hold the host at gunpoint.
A reporter for the BBC provided some additional detail.
With armed Taliban fighters standing behind him, the presenter of Afghan TV’s Peace Studio political debate programme says the Islamic Emirate (Taliban’s preferred name) wants the public to “cooperate with it and should not be afraid”.pic.twitter.com/rclw3P9E7M
— Kian Sharifi (@KianSharifi) August 29, 2021
The Peace Studio TV show airs on Kabul TV. In the videos shared by many on social media, the host appears to be held at gunpoint while members of the Taliban wearing tactical gear hold rifles and surround him. – READ MORE