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Outspoken TV host freed, charged with insulting government officials

(RSF/IFEX) - Reporters Without Borders hails the release of Ariana TV presenter Mohammed Naseer Fayyaz on the afternoon of 30 July 2008 in Kabul. Calls for his release had been made on 31 July by Afghan parliamentarians and human rights organisations. He is nonetheless charged with insulting two government ministers and President Hamid Karzai.

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