The women killed for working in TV

A television station in Afghanistan has sent all of its female employees home after four were killed by extremists.

Video Transcript

[MUSIC PLAYING]

MALALA MAIWAND: [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]

[CHATTER]

- [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]

SECUNDER KERMANI: That was Mursal's voice there dubbing over the actress. When you hear their voices again now, how does it make you feel?

ZALMAY LATIFI: We are feeling very bad.

- [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]

ZALMAY LATIFI: This is the fight between extremists, terrorists, and the people who want to rebuild Afghanistan. Extremists don't want some things like this. They say that the woman is just for a home, for the house.

SECUNDER KERMANI: For months now, cities across Afghanistan have been rocked by a wave of assassinations, as well as journalists, judges, and human rights activists have been amongst the victims, and many of them women. It seems a very deliberate effort to silence progressive and liberal voices in the country.

- [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]

[CHATTER]

HAYA HABIBI: [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]