The International Press Institute (IPI), a Vienna-based global network of journalists, editors and media executives, announced the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee as the recipient of the 2017 Free Media Pioneer Award.
Once silenced voices, today female journalists play an important role in informing the public, holding government officials accountable and promoting human rights and women rights. They have become an anchor of hope to the nation and the voice to the voiceless women. Female journalists’ courage and dedication in practicing their profession in Afghanistan, which was deemed the 2nd most dangerous country for journalists in 2016, deserves recognition and appreciation.
For Immediate Release: Kabul: Today Afghan Journalists Safety Committee in cooperation with United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA) and UNESCO organized an event in Kabul, Afghanistan on the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity of Crimes Against Journalists, which is November 2nd. High-ranking government officials, international diplomats and senior journalists and media […]
Journalists are the first people to report incidents of violence in the country. Since everyday journalists are the witness of harsh circumstances while reporting different types of violence, suicide attacks, such as the latest attack on protestors in Deh-mazang Square in Kabul, they are prone to experience traumas that would affect their mental health. AJSC’s […]
Despite the fact that journalists and media organizations have proved their fairness and professionalism by playing a critical role in dissemination of accurate and unbiased information over the last fourteen years, recently they have faced serious threats albeit being professional and unbiased.
Declaration of Afghan Media Community against the Recent Threats of the Taliban
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Najibullah Musafir, a renowned Afghan photojournalist, who was sentenced to six months imprisonment, was pardoned by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani by virtue of a presidential decree and will be released soon. The Afghan photojournalist, Najibullah Musafir’s case falls eight years back when he took pictures of female basketball players in the Ghazi Stadium of Kabul. […]
In the afternoon of last Friday, a police officer beat up Jamshid Hakak, correspondent of Asia private TV station in Herat Province, following a verbal argument. The correspondent sustained facial and skull injuries as a consequence of the quarrel. Manager of Asia TV Maqsood Ahrari calls for critical investigation of the incident by government and […]
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