Taliban claim U.S. violates their ‘free speech’ rights by striking radio station

Taliban claim U.S. violates their ‘free speech’ rights by striking radio station

[Ed. – Who do they think they’re appealing to, Obama voters?]

The Taliban complained that the U.S. violated their free speech rights by launching airstrikes against one of their propaganda outlets. …

The target was Radio Shariat, a station that had been airing Taliban programming and recruitment messages for about four months.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid blamed the U.S. in a statement of taking out the “Voice of Shariah.”

“With this action the claimants of Democracy and Freedom of Speech exposed their true nature and showed that they have absolutely no respect for the views, voice and media of their opposition. They only use the slogans of ‘Freedom of Speech’ to force their own views, culture and colonial agendas on foreign nations,” he said in a statement.

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