Around two hundred journalists and media activists launched a peaceful gathering coordinated by Nai, Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan. They gathered in front of Afghanistan’s National Assembly and asked the representatives in the parliament to recall the government to send the access to information law for approval to the parliament.
A number of journalists get together and asked the access to information law approval and signature. These journalists whose number reached to hundred were of different media outlets gathered at Nai office. They scrutinized the problems they face due to the lack of access to information law.
Kapisa’s primary court order issued against the accused persons for the murder of Muhsin Hashimi is not fair
Muhsin Hashimi, a reporter of Saday Nejrab radio station was murdered a while ago. Few members of his family accused for his murder and were arrested.
After four year broadcasts, Khedmatgar Daily Paper published its final issue on August 31st 2013. The paper’s officials called the reason, for an end to the paper’s publishing, lack of financial resources and budget.
Local Official in Baghlan province shall respond about the arrest of the Director of Tanweer TV station!
Sher Mohammad Jahish, the director of Tanweer TV station in central Baghlan province has been in police custody of this province for the past two days.
A reporter of (one – 1) TV station has been fired from his job for he had liked an article on Facebook.
After posting apparently a critical comment on Facebook social page about a book whose author said to be Abdul Basir Salangi, governor of Parwan province, Nasratullah Iqbal, has been beaten intensely by Mr. Salangi.
About reporting on sexual and gender based violence; the words and terms which provokes further violence, must not be used
To reduce sexual and gender based violence once again, Nai Supporting open media in Afghanistan asks all local and international media outlets to avoid using of those words and terms which provoke further violence against women in the country.
Social Media week has been celebrated at Nai office under the title of “Social Media is a Need, not an Entertainment”.
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.