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.”
Baz Gul Radio was one of the local radios which had been a high-profile radio station. It was active in Badakhshan Province since 2013, eventually ended its broadcasts due to financial problems yesterday in symbolic session. Abdul Basir Haqjo, Amo Media Group Manager that owns BazGul Radio also, says to Nai Media Watch through an…
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…
The martyrdom of Mr. Sultan Mahmoud Khairkhah in Khost province once again has shown that journalists in Afghanistan are in the worst state of security and safety and the government did not make any verifiable efforts in this regard yet.
Mr. Khairkhah has been attacked by the armed men in Khost province on Friday, 15th, March 2019 around 11:30 AM and he was injured from his head.
The investigation on two journalists of HamSada Radio’s assassination should be started at the earliest opportunity
Regretfully, we have come to know about the martyrdom of two journalists of Hamsada Radio in Takhar.