Fresh Air for Oct, 7, 2021: 'Taliban Takeover' journalist Najibullah Quraishi Hear the Fresh Air program for October 7, 2021

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Najibullah Quraishi has won numerous awards for his reporting, including three Emmy awards, a Peabody award, an Overseas Press Club award and a DuPont award. He's currently in Kabul, where he's waiting to hear when he can get a flight out of Afghanistan. Courtesy of PBS Frontline hide caption

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A more moderate Taliban? An Afghan journalist says nothing has changed

Reporting from Kabul, Najibullah Quraishi says the Taliban's vice and virtue squads have reinstituted harsh punishments, including whipping, chopping off hands and even hanging people from cranes.

Najibullah Quraishi has won numerous awards for his reporting, including three Emmy awards, a Peabody award, an Overseas Press Club award and a DuPont award. He's currently in Kabul, where he's waiting to hear when he can get a flight out of Afghanistan. Courtesy of PBS Frontline hide caption

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A more moderate Taliban? An Afghan journalist says nothing has changed

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