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.
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.