Reporter's Notebook: Working in the Swat Valley
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Pakistan's Swat Valley was once probably most famous for its natural beauty, when hordes of people descended on the region during the summer holiday. But in the last year, extremists have taken full control of the scenic valley, destroying some 180 schools, banning education for girls, and establishing their own courts. Afridai Afridi is our reporter in the region – he's covered stories in an area that Western journalists have been banned from even entering. He shares some his experiences on today's Reporter's Notebook.
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