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March 21, 2014

Afghan journalists take a stand against the Taliban

Reporters announce boycott on coverage of Taliban following deadly attack in Kabul.

Afghan reporters are boycotting Taliban coverage after a deadly attack in Kabul that killed journalist Sardar Ahmed. (AFP/ WAKIL KOHSAR)

A group of journalists in Afghanistan are refusing to provide media coverage of the Taliban for the next 15 days following Thursday's attack on Kabul's Serena Hotel that left nine people dead. Among those killed were renowned Afghan journalist Sardar Ahmad and his family. 

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