When a cameraman of “1” TV station was producing a report about sidewalk retailers (hand sellers, people who sell things on the sidewalks of the streets/roads) in Jadeh-e-Maiwand area of Kabul city, a traffic police have beaten him. This incidened took place, yesterday, July 8, 2013.
Nai Supporting Open in Afghanistan boycotts the election of two journalists in Media High Council which was organized by the Ministry of Information and Culture
According to mass media law, High Council of Media has to be structured composing of 13 members from government and non-government institutions, as a policy making institution in media field and for promoting freedom of expression. Therefore, while organizing election, competency has to be seriously taken into account.
Talbian’s political office officially opened in Qatar yesterday with the aim to facilitate peace talks. Mohammad Naim Taliban’s spokesperson has frankly told in their first press conference that they do not officially recognize Afghan constitution; because this constitution has been drafted by west and forcedly enforced on Afghan people.
NIA supporting media in Afghanistan condemns the murder of a media staff in Kapisa province with strong words
Dead body of Mohammad Muhsin Hashimi, who worked for Saday-e- Nejraab radio stations in Kapisa province has been found near his home village of Kharij Dara in Nejraab district.
Dismissal of Takhar’s chief of polic, based on complaints from journalists, is a right and commendable act
Kher Mohammad Timor, Takher’s former chief of police who was misbehaving the journalists during the past seven months has been dismissed.
KABUL – AFGHANISTAN – Over 100 Afghan media professionals, a third of whom were women, engaged in open dialogue with officials from the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) in an early effort to ensure free and fair elections in Afghanistan.
In an effort to combat sexual and gender based violence, Nai, Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan, urges Afghan and international media organizations working in Afghanistan to stop using the terms “honor killings” and “harmful traditional practices” in their stories and reports.
At least 7 reporters and cameramen who wanted to provide new coverage and report from a terrorist attack took place this morning were beaten, abused and their reporting tools were confiscated by security forces in Jalal Aabad city.
Partaw Nadiri, the famous Afghan poet and writer, who’s case, was sent to attorney general’s office a while ago, it has been refunded to Media Violation Investigation Commission in Ministry of Information and Culture.
Based on the received information from Isamic Republic of Iran, 10 reporters and journalists were collectively arrested by the Iranian government. Based on the reports, the officials who had the arrest orders with them rushed into the newspapers and news agency offices and detained the journalists and reporters.