Afghan Journalists Brace For New Media Law04:57

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The government in Afghanistan wants to bring in a new media law, which it says will protect human rights and support journalists and broadcasters.

The measure includes censorship, control of links with foreign media and creates special courts to deal with media crimes.

Journalists fear it could spell the end to any kind of media freedom in Afghanistan.

The BBC's David Loyn reports from Kabul.

This segment aired on August 10, 2012.

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