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As Afghan Media Struggles Under Taliban, Jobless Journalists Grow Desperate


As Afghan Media Struggles Under Taliban, Jobless Journalists Grow Desperate
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Many media outlets across Afghanistan have shut down in the wake of the Taliban takeover, with some journalists leaving the profession or the country out of fear of reprisals. Gul Ahmad Almas is one former freelance journalist whose life has been upended by the new regime. With no income from reporting, he is dependent on hand-to-mouth work collecting brush to sell as fuel.

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