The Afghan Minister of Communications and Information Technology acknowledged through in an interview with BBC Persian that the National Unity Government is determined to take steps to restrict Internet.
The government should determine whether Mina Mangal’s assassination has been related to her media performances or not
Ms. Mina Mangal, former media staff and advisor for dead the Cultural Affairs Commission of Afghan parliaments’ lower house was shot by unidentified armed men in district 8th of Kabul on Saturday early morning. According to the interior ministry spokesperson, Ms. Mangal was shot dead by armed motorcyclists while she was leaving home for work.
The Afghan Ministry of Defense issued a directive on 7th April 2019, it was written by the Army Chief and it indicated that all officials at the ministry are prohibited to interview and contact with media.
On 30th April 2018, the Afghan Journalistic Community had witnessed the bloodiest day.
The social media footage reveals that two members of the Peace Deliberative ” Loya Jirga” have been pulled out forcefully by the security forces from the Jirga Hall. It is indicated that those two men were supposed to raise their voice and express their objection during the president speech that the security forces have prevented…
Abdullah Khanjani, 1TV Editor-in-Chief has been insulted and beaten up by PPS (President Protective Service) on Monday 22nd April 2019, it was around 10:30 AM while he was supposed to attend an official session at government’s Media Center.
Recently a message from Mr. Shah Hussain Murtazawi, Deputy Spokesman of Presidential Office is circulated throughout the social media that clearly accused and insulted Mr. Nasir Fayyaz, Ariana News Journalist and Political Program Presenter.
Reporters without Borders have issued the Global Rating of Media Freedom in Afghanistan in 2019. The report says about Afghanistan, “Another worrying insecurities in Afghanistan is about (3, 121), despite the efforts of the National Unity Government, 16 journalists and media personnel were assassinated as result of different attacks on media.”
Another attack on a media outlet determines that it requires government to take some serious measures to protect media offices than before
Dunya-e-Naw Radio and Television in Farah province was attacked by a hand bomb on Monday. Mr. Ibrahim Muhammadi, Dunya-e-Naw Radio and Television Editor in Chief said to Nai Media Watch, “on Monday, 1st April 2019, it was around 03:00 PM that unidentified persons attacked the media by throwing a hand bomb; fortunately, it didn’t harm…