Nai’s findings from monitoring of media and journalists’ performances during election days indicate that reporters suffered serious problems in accessing to information during election coverage.
Muhammad Salim Angar, cameraperson of RTA television in Qandahar was assassinated in an incident which occurred at Headquarter office in the province on Thursday 18th October 2018.
IEC, Independent Election Commission announced that tonight at 11:59 minutes and 59 seconds, 17th October 2018 blackout period will be started. Thus, media are requested to follow up the rule of this stage, the commission also has requested media not to exaggerate security incidents during the election time and focus on election process through encouraging…
Kabul Based Media Supporting Organizations
Muhammad Asif Hakimi one of the local camerapersons in Rustaq district of Takhar province was martyred as a result of the bomb blast during an election campaign on 13th October 2018. He was busy in filming and photography in the last 15 years and was present in every political and cultural programs, his martyrdom is…
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…