Freedom of Expression Sees Its Most Violent Week of The Year: Nai

The current week was the most violent week for freedom of expression in Afghanistan, said Afghan Supporting Open Media-Nai.

According to Nai, about 10 complaints have been recorded in Nai which are mainly about the journalists challenges in terms of accessing the information.

Afghan Supporting Open Media-Nai in a statement cited that In the most recent case, Shayiq Qasemi, a freelance journalist in Parwan province was insulted by the governor after requesting information. In two other cases, Asilah Ahmadzai and Rahima Yazdani
have been threatened and insulted by the spokesmen 209 Shaheen Corps Muhammad Hanif Rezai.

Nai has urged the government to take serious measures regarding the issues.

It also voiced concern over the peace negotiations and called on all sides to consider the values of freedom of expression and human rights.

5 / March 2020
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