The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban) Statement Condemning “Pro-Colonialism Media” (Flashpoint Partners)

On May 29, 2012, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban) issued a statement condemning biased foreign and domestic media that “put out the news, most of the time false news, and makes the judgment by itself [sic].” The Taliban accused NATO of “utiliz[ing]   the media just to distort the realities, to confuse the minds of the local and international community and just to resist the ongoing struggle inside Afghanistan.” The statement also criticized what the Taliban see as a lack of coverage of human rights violations committed by NATO forces, complaining, “the pro-colonialism media do not put a glance on it as if it is blind and deaf.” Further, the group commended “independent media which could not be bought by colonial powers.”

Complete PDF at: http://www.flashpoint-intel.com/images/documents/pdf/0510/flashpoint_taliban05292012.pdf

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