Amnesty International, along with others human rights organizations, in a joint letter call the government of Afghanistan to end the threats and attacks against human rights defenders, journalists, and media activists in the country.
This statement also emphasizes on international allies those how are involved in peace process to stop and increase violence against journalists.
Nai Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan joins the call of these institutions asks the government to establish an effective methodology for journalists’ safety and security and stop the killings of journalists, human rights defenders, media activists.
Nai believes that the freedom of expression as a biggest achievement in lasts decade due to the bad situation of security against journalists and withdrawal of foreign forces is faced to in serious danger. The killing of journalists, media activists, and human rights defenders has made the situation much worse.
Nai asks from Afghanistan government to prioritize the security of journalists and investigate the murder cases and violence against journalists seriously. And also asks from international institutions, especially United Nation, the United States of America to get out Taliban who accused to killing of journalists and media activists from peace talks process, and those who talk from behalf of Taliban are committed to bring the killers of journalists to justice, so that the peace process can proceed accordingly.
Nai asks United Nations and The United States to take those who are accused of journalists and media activists kill out of peace talks process and path the ground for Taliban leaders to commit of presenting accused people of their members to a national and/or international judiciary process.