Correspondent – Media staff’s rights being ignored by Media OwnersNo Comment
Nai supporting open media in Afghanistan investigative report indicates that the rights and privillages of the correspondents, media staffs are being ignored by media owners within their institutions.
Based on the investigative report, the correspondents and media staffs are not earning their rights according to the principle of inauguration, and mass private media activities.
The following report has been prepared based on the feedbacks, Media watch reports, and the writing complains of the correspondents from 1381 up 1396 based on the survey.
The report has focused on rights salaries of the correspondents within the media organizations and evaluated the way of working, contracts between the media and correspondents.
Signing no contracts, paying no salaries, having no pension, having no legal vacations, termination without reason, interfering of the media managers and media owners in professional act, and some other deficiency exist in inauguration principle and mass private media activities are the bold issues which the report has focused on.
The following report also reveals that some of the correspondents who do not receive their salaries in the main time, and some of the correspondents who cannot use their legal vacation or some others who cannot access their copy of the contracts.
Nai supporting open media in Afghanistan considers the following issue legal violation for correspondents and media staffs saying it damages the media industry in the country, demanding the media owners and managers to review the issue seriously and resolve the correspondents and media staffs issue and avoid further damages of the freedom of speech in the country.
The government of Islamic of Republic of Afghanistan is responsible to implement the inauguration principle and mass private media activities and law work to support the save the media from the up-normal condition.