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Afghan TV Station to Fight Soap Opera Ban

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Afghan TV Station to Fight Soap Opera Ban

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Afghan TV Station to Fight Soap Opera Ban

Afghan TV Station to Fight Soap Opera Ban

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In Afghanistan, the minister for information and culture recently ordered Afghan television stations to stop broadcasting several soap operas from India.

Renee Montagne talks to Saad Mohseni, one of the founders of Tolo TV, about the government's new ban. Mohseni says his station plans to fight the order.