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This report reflects the findings of a survey performed by Afghan Journalists Safety Committee on the
status of female journalists and media workers in Afghanistan. The purpose of the report is to identify
the extensive challenges female journalists and media workers face and develop specific measures to
tackle those challenges subsequent to development of this report.
The current document presents the semiannual report by Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) reflecting journalists’ safety circumstances during the second six months of 2015.
Written By: Ali Yaghoobi Eight years and five months have passed since Zakia Zaki, manager and presenter of Sada-e-Solh (the Voice of Peace) local radio station, was riddled with seven bullets at her house in Jabal-ul-Saraj; however, no one has so far been prosecuted in relation to the crime. Same has been the destiny of […]
Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) recorded 39 cases of threat and violence against journalists during the first half of 2015, reflecting a decline by 43% compared to the first six months of 2014 during which 63 cases were recorded. One journalist was killed and another 4 wounded in this reporting period. Similarly, 19 journalists were […]