Watchdog Urges Kabul To Observe Media Law After Journalists Arrested, Harassed
Thursday, 9 July 2020
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the recent arrests of two journalists in Afghanistan and the “harassment” to which the Pajhwok Afghan News agency is being subjected by the authorities. In a statement on July 9, the Paris-based media freedom watchdog urged the Afghan authorities and security officials to respect the country’s press law “when taking action against ‘rumors and fake news.’” “It is vital that the media should be...
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