Monday, May 23, 2005

In Afghanistan, cultural struggle turns dangerous - KRT Wire

In March, shortly after leaving her job as a host on the MTV-style music program, she told radio interviewers that there were rumors someone wanted to kill her.

And last Wednesday, Rezayee, 24, was shot in the head in her Kabul home. Police said the main suspects are her brothers.

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Blogger Muppetry said...

Reporters Without Borders has an article: http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=13827

Quote: Rezayee was personally criticized by conservatives for her liberal behaviour on screen. Bowing to the pressure from the ulemas, Tolo TV fired her on the grounds that her personality did not meet the station's requirements.

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