The Afghanistan government has asked the UN to introduce a special envoy for better safety of Afghan journalists and freedom of speech.
Nai supporting open media welcome warmly the process of peace building in Afghanistan.
Nai`s findings after a broad assessment and feedback received from journalists show that many correspondents and reporters, presently abstain from publishing critical issues.
After advocacy made by Nai and other journalists supporting entities regarding violation committed by police and security officers against journalists in Bamian, the president office has issued a proclamation which is not convincing and acceptable due to the following reasons:
About 30 correspondents and civil society’s activists are reportedly arrested in Bamian province.
Numbers of correspondents are beaten by police of Bamian and security forces while wanted to record the story of demonstration against government at the day while Ashraf Ghani entered to Bamian.
According to an assessment we found out some of facebook users complain about speed slowed down recently.
Nai welcome the new procedure laid down by the government for the purpose of journalists safety in Afghanistan.
A correspondent of Kelid Radio, Massoud Ansar is beaten and threatened by body guards of Ashraf Ghani, while he wanted to participate in ministers council to cover the meeting of Afghan cabinet members.
The update reports from Kunduz province indicate that some more media branches are out of work and people have no access to information to get awareness about the situation.