Taliban arrests 22-year-old Canadian man in Afghanistan for “suspicious activity”

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Global News has learned a Canadian man named Francois-Xavier Paradis-Garneau has been arrested by the Taliban in Afghanistan.

The 22-year-old from Quebec was travelling in that country. He had travelled first to Pakistan back in September, just after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan. Paradis-Garneau then spent three months in Pakistan, before obtaining an Afghan visa and crossing into that country by land last month.

Jeff Semple explains why the Taliban detained Paradis-Garneau and has reaction from his family.

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