Nai supporting open media in Afghanistan is pleased to announce a call for entries for the first annual award to recognize excellence on women’s rights reporting. Nai invites local journalists, including freelance journalists, to submit their work for this award provided they meet the submission criteria.
Nai is concerned about the Interference of the Neighboring Countries on Freedom of Expression and Media
Neighboring countries, specifically Pakistan and Iran is trying to use the freedom of expression in Afghanistan for their own benefits through intending to establish media support entities, “Unions”.
Any restrictions on media access to the National Assembly, unless violets Parliament interior regulations is an illegal effort.
The president of Afghanistan gave a historical speech and discussed the issues such as improvement of government, fighting against corruption, strengthening the rule of law and economic sustainability, solving the current problems, and other necessary amendments in an extraordinary session of the National Assembly which was held on 21th of June, 2012. Gradually a decree…
Recommendations to amend media law was officially submitted to the Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC)
Recommendation for media law amendment that was prepared through a national conference recently was officially submitted to the MoIC in a press conference on July 15, 2012.
Journalists’ Legacy Fund aims to raise funds to provide assistance to the families of slain media workers in the country. As an initiative of Nai, a steering committee was appointed to make decisions regarding the administration of the fund. The steering committee consists of five persons, and must include at least two women. It is…
Nai- Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan, demand the local authorities of Paktika province track down and bring to justice the murderers of Sadim Khan Bahador Zoy.
On February 6, 2012, Perwiz Safi, Press TV cameraman, was attacked with acid by three anonymous persons in Dehsabs district of Kabul city while he was on his way to the office. The acid was thrown on his face which has injured the right side of his face and damaged his right eye.
48 lawyers from around Afghanistan officially established the Afghanistan Media Defense Lawyers Committee (AMDLC) in September 2011 at the headquarters of the Afghanistan Independent Bar Association (AIBA) in Kabul.