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challenges of being a woman reporter in Afghanistan

Masooma Sultani, Media Coordinator Afghan Journalists Safety Committee Madina, 24 years old, is a radio operator in Nangarhar Province, in the eastern Afghanistan. She has just resumed her work after two months. Radio waves transmit Medina’s beautiful voice to nook and corner of Nangarhar. Madina (nickname) says she would like to have a brief understanding […]

2018 Annual Report

In 2018, AJSC has recorded a total of 121 cases of violence against journalists and media workers, including cases of murder, injury, threats, temporary detention, abduction, and many more. 17 journalists and media workers were killed this year, which once again places Afghanistan as the most dangerous country for journalists. In addition to 17 cases […]

Summary of Six Month Report 2018

The first six months of 2018 was the bloodiest reporting period for journalists and the media community in Afghanistan. Within these first six months, AJSC recorded 89 cases of violence and intimidation against journalists and media workers, eleven of which involved the killing of journalists. All of the journalists who were killed during this time […]

Six Month Report Jul-Dec 2017

The increase in insecurity and instability in Afghanistan has had a direct impact on media and reporting. An unprecedented increase in threats and violence against journalists has created serious concern about the survival of freedoms of expression and press. Because freedom of expression, freedom of press, and media pluralism are among the country’s most important […]

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