Local Radio News Director Assaulted by an Employee of Baghlan Municipality

A local radio news director and two members of her family were assaulted by an employee of Baghlan municipality.

Nai, supporting open media in Afghanistan quoting Nasima Nawrozi, the local radio news director said on Tuesday that she was assaulted by an employee of Baghlan municipality after she posted a text on her Facebook page about the 100th anniversary of Afghanistan’s independence in which she mentioned the misuse of authority by a staff of Baghlan municipality.

According to Nai, this employee went to her home on Monday and assaulted the journalist, her mother and brother and then threatened them.

Nai has called on the Ministry of Interior to arrest the preparator of this violence against the journalist and seriously investigate this case. Afghanistan has continually become one of the most dangerous places for journalists.

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