Category: Journalism in Crisis

August
15
2023

Reflecting on Two Years of Stifling: August 15 Marks the Erosion of Freedom of Expression and Media in Afghanistan

Germany [Frakfurt] Two years have passed since the fall of freedom of expression and media in Afghanistan. The collapse of the Islamic Republic in Afghanistan on the 15th of August, 2021 AD, corresponding to the 24th of Assad 1400 AH, resulted in the loss of internat

August
15
2023

The Afghanistan Journalist Support Organization (AJSO) expresses deep concern regarding the ban of female journalists’ presence in Helmand Province’s local media in Afghanistan.

In the meantime, information obtained from sources in Farah Province of Afghanistan reveals that Taliban Provincial Information and Culture officials have instructed against including women's voices in commercial announcements in the mentioned province. This action i

August
15
2023

Afghanistan Journalists Support Organization Expresses Concern Over Arbitrary Detentions of Journalists in different provinces of Afghanistan

The Afghanistan Journalists Support Organization (AJSO) highlights the unlawful detentions of eight journalists, including Ataullah Omar and Wahid Rahman Afghanmal from Kandahar, Faqir Mohammad Faqirzai and Jan Agha Saleh from Nangarhar, Parviz Charkhand fro

August
14
2023

The Afghanistan Journalists Support Organization (AJSO) Concerns Over the Unauthorized Detention of Afghan Journalists in Nangarhar

June
09
2023

Declaration of Afghan Journalists Support Organization regarding the violent operations of the Pakistani police against Afghan refugees

The Afghanistan Journalists Support Organization (AJSO) is deeply concerned about the illegal behavior of the Pakistani police towards Afghan refugees and journalists residing in Pakistan. Reports indicate that the police are entering the houses of Afghans in Islamabad,

May
25
2023

Fight for Education: Perspectives of Afghan Women Journalists!

"Fight for Education" was the title of a program organized by the Afghanistan Journalists Support Organization (AJSO), Canadian Wome

May
25
2023

Women Journalists in Exile: Navigating Work and Life in Canada, Afghanistan, and around the Globe

"Women Journalists in Exile: Navigating Work and Life in Canada, Afghanistan, and around the Globe" was the title of the webinar conducted by Journalists for Human Rights (JHR).
The panel participants

November
28
2022

From rise to decline, the narrative of two decades of media work in Afghanistan

In the 21st century, mass media and social networks have a special place in human relationships, which cannot be denied of its influence on the daily life of humanity. The wide changes in the world today owe to the functioning of the media and information based on huma

November
22
2022

The reaction of the Organization for the Support of Afghan Journalists regarding the blocking of two news sites in Afghanistan

In response to the blocking of 8 Sobh and Zawiya Media news sites by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of the Taliban caretaker government, the Organization for the Support of Afghan Journalists states that the closure of these sites has deprived

November
22
2022

Creating new obstacles and restrictions for free media in Afghanistan by the ruling administration

Unfortunately, news of increasing restrictions and obstacles on journalists and media have been published in recent days, which has made media work in Afghanistan difficult and almost impossible. In a new move by the caretaker government, TV stations operating in Afg