Media’s situation gets fragile and critical day by day. We witnessed media correspondent’s assassination, closure of a local radio and resignation of two journalists due to Taliban’s threats during the last week.
On 11th June 2019, a letter was issued by Finance Ministry under the number CSO-4400; its context is against the Afghanistan’s Constitutional and Access to Information Law.
On Friday, 5th July 2019 a number of journalists, who went to cover police’s raid on Afghan-Turkish School, they were misbehaved and insulted by Kabul police.
Seven staff of Shamshaad TV station based in Kabul was injured in a complex attack in Kabul. On Monday, 1st July 2019, around 8:50 am a huge explosion took in district 16th nearby Mahmood Khan Bridge in the center of Kabul city. Interior Ministry stated that a vehicle bomber was first blown up and then…
The government should report on what has been done in the last six days regarding the security and safety of media and journalists
Afghan media community’s concerns have grown up than ever after Taliban’s warnings based on targeting media and journalists. Recently, a list of media outlets has been shared throughout social networks as if the Taliban have intended to attack them.
Afghan government should officially renew their commitment regarding media’s security and safety support of journalists
Taliban’s warning based on targeting media and journalists has been a matter of concern for Afghan media community. At such critical situation, Nai Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan asks Afghan National Unity Government to once again proclaim its official commitment to the impartial support of media and journalists.
Mina Mangal’s family members by referring to Nai office has claimed that they have been threatened by anonymous individuals on the daily basis right after their daughter’s death.
The government should arrest perpetrator/s of the National Radio and Television (RTA) Technician in Zabul province and introduce them to judicial law
Sakhi Balooch, the National Radio and Television technician in Qalat city center of Zabul had been kidnapped on Sunday 9th June and his death body was found by people in Khaala area in three kilometers south of Qalat city. Mr. Balooch worked as a technician of Zabul National Radio and TV for the two years.
Irfan Bazgar, Salam Watandar Journalist in Takhar, through an interview has said to Nai that on Sunday morning 9th June 2019, Hashmat Muslim, Takhar Police Chief has invited him and Shafiq Poya, Khurshid TV Journalist at his office and told them among a number of police officers: “Thence the victims of police forces should be…