A couple of months ago Center for Law and Democracy through a review and ratting of law has announced Afghanistan’s Access to Information Law in 1st rank and said that this is the best law in the segment of access to information.
The Regulation of Media Offenses Review Committee of Independent Election Commission should be revised as soon as possible.
The Independent Election Commission has approved the regulation in 11 articles and publicized it. First of all Nai Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan appreciates the approval of this regulation.
Nai asks international human rights organizations in specific the United Nations Human Rights Council to prevent and intercept competing for the publication and dissemination of disrespectful images of the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH).
Nai Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan believes that conduction or arrangement of such competition for publication and dissemination of disrespectful images of Holy prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is an explicit violation of freedom of thoughts in expression and freedom of religion.
A month back there were 8 active radios, 2 active TV stations and two active papers but now it is zero.
Based on the reports of the resources which are reliable but due to security challenges we avoid to reveal their names, Nai has come to know that Ghaznawian Radio and TV’s offices and Rana radio’s office in Ghazni province have been set on fire by Taliban terroristic group and all the assets of these media…
Election as major and fundamental process in the direction of democracy, is illegible and acceptable if national laws accept it as a procedure for specific process in a country context.
Today, 26th, July 2018 around 06:30 am early in the morning two camerapersons of Pazhwak News Agency and Kabul News TV’s were beaten up and violated by police and National Security Forces.
Afghanistan’s constitution is a red line that every entity should heed it. Freedom of expression and freedom of information are the fundamental rights of Afghan citizens and no any entity including government can violate it.
Akhtar Muhammad, AFP France Press News Agency’s driver was martyred on Sunday 22nd, July 2018 while leaving home for the purpose of his office. He was killed in a suicide attack that happened nearby Kabul International airport.
Since March 21st, 2018 58 violence cases against journalists are recorded at Nai’s Media Watch that include 13 cases of assassination. This number determines that journalists’ assassination have been increased by 33% in comparison with the same duration last year.