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…
Election as major and fundamental process in the direction of democracy, is illegible and acceptable if national laws accept it as a procedure for specific process in a country context.
Today, 26th, July 2018 around 06:30 am early in the morning two camerapersons of Pazhwak News Agency and Kabul News TV’s were beaten up and violated by police and National Security Forces.
Afghanistan’s constitution is a red line that every entity should heed it. Freedom of expression and freedom of information are the fundamental rights of Afghan citizens and no any entity including government can violate it.
Akhtar Muhammad, AFP France Press News Agency’s driver was martyred on Sunday 22nd, July 2018 while leaving home for the purpose of his office. He was killed in a suicide attack that happened nearby Kabul International airport.
Since March 21st, 2018 58 violence cases against journalists are recorded at Nai’s Media Watch that include 13 cases of assassination. This number determines that journalists’ assassination have been increased by 33% in comparison with the same duration last year.
After beating up and humiliation of two journalists in Ghazni province by a NDS staff, they, the NDS said to Nai’s Media Watch that the concerned employee had apologized and this issue has been solved and the employee who behaved abusively is in custody and he will be administratively punished.
On the occasion of “National Cooperation against Drag” week, a photo exhibition was conducted by Nai Supporting Open Media Cooperation. The photos of the exhibition focused on the consequence of the drag in Afghanistan.
At opening ceremony of the exhibition interior deputy minister Khalilullah Bakhtyari explained their activities on drag counter processes. “Although statistics show of drag cultivation increase, but it is clear that the most beneficiaries of drags are not Afghans but the smugglers including terrorists.” He added.
A number of journalists in Herat province reported to Nai’s Media Watch that they faced abusive behavior of protesters during a protest rally.