Election is made public by the help of media and electoral information reaches the individual citizen’s home through media. Therefore, safety and security of journalists on Election Day should be as top priorities of security forces.
The act of detaining perpetrators of the last year suicide attack over journalists in Shash Darak area of Kabul is good news and all perpetrators of violence against journalists should be detained.
In a car bomb attack Afghan media have been harmed. In the incident dated 5th, September 2019 in Kabul along with financial damages five of our media colleagues have been wounded up, too.
The car bomb explosion in the district nine of Kabul was wounding five governmental print media correspondents.
Two journalists were temporarily imprisoned by National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Khost province for criticizing President Ashraf Ghani.
Another suicide attack on journalists and media correspondents’ transportation shocked the journalistic community
Khurshid TV’s transportation was targeted this evening and two of their employees were wounded up as result of the explosion.
Media’s situation gets fragile and critical day by day. We witnessed media correspondent’s assassination, closure of a local radio and resignation of two journalists due to Taliban’s threats during the last week.
On 11th June 2019, a letter was issued by Finance Ministry under the number CSO-4400; its context is against the Afghanistan’s Constitutional and Access to Information Law.
On Friday, 5th July 2019 a number of journalists, who went to cover police’s raid on Afghan-Turkish School, they were misbehaved and insulted by Kabul police.
Seven staff of Shamshaad TV station based in Kabul was injured in a complex attack in Kabul. On Monday, 1st July 2019, around 8:50 am a huge explosion took in district 16th nearby Mahmood Khan Bridge in the center of Kabul city. Interior Ministry stated that a vehicle bomber was first blown up and then…
The government should report on what has been done in the last six days regarding the security and safety of media and journalists
Afghan media community’s concerns have grown up than ever after Taliban’s warnings based on targeting media and journalists. Recently, a list of media outlets has been shared throughout social networks as if the Taliban have intended to attack them.