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'BBC' Features 'Voices from Afghanistan'

The BBC World Service reports on Voices from Afghanistan, an exhibit at the Library of Congress highlighting the letters RFE/RL's Radio Azadi receives from thousands of listeners across Afghanistan.

“The radio listening culture is very much alive in Afghanistan,” said Radio Azadi Director Akbar Ayazi on the BBC program, The Strand. "Most of our 'fan mail' comes from young listeners, so it shows how this generation is keeping the tradition alive."

Listen to the story or take a virtual tour at RFE/RL's multimedia presentation of Voices from Afghanistan. The exhibit is on display at the Library of Congress until May 8, 2010.

A letter sent to Radio Azadi from a listener in Afghanistan