Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Audio Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

42 violence cases against journalists this year

42 violence cases against journalists this year

By
On
Jul 19, 2020 - 17:42

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Journalist Center (AJC) on Sunday said 42 cases of violence against media persons were registered during the first six months of the ongoing year.

AJC head Najib Sharifi told a press conference here, 42 cases of violence against journalists showed a decrease compared to figures of last year.

According to him, 45 cases of violence against journalists were registered last year in the same period.

He added two journalists and media workers were killed, 11 injured, six threatened, nine insulted, four kidnapped, two robbed and seven threatened with weapons this solar yearinfo-icon.

Sharifi added the killing cases belonged to Khurshid TV reporters when a landmine ripped through their vehicle in Kabul on May 30 of this year.

He said at least 18 cases of violence against journalists were associated with Talibaninfo-icon and Daesh in the first six months of this ongoing year.

He did not provide further details but said 24 more cases of violence against media persons involved government and powerful individuals.

Pk/ma

Related Article

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Etisalat Get more data, Etisalat Afghanistan

Twitter Update