Afghanistan: Radio journalist assassinated in central Ghor province

Recent articles in Afghanistan

An Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) official scans a voter's face with a biometric device at a polling centre for the country's legislative election, in Herat province, 20 October 2018, HOSHANG HASHIMI/AFP via Getty Images

Civil society calls on international actors in Afghanistan to secure digital identity and biometric data immediately

More than 50 civil society organizations and individuals, including IFEX, have signed a statement calling on international institutions to take immediate action to restrict and secure biometric and other digital identity databases in Afghanistan.

Journalist Freshta Farhang, who writes about women's issues for an online media outlet, sits at her desk in the newsroom, in Kabul, Afghanistan, 13 February 2019, Scott Peterson/Getty Images

Civil society and media organisations call on the G7 to protect and evacuate journalists and media workers in Afghanistan

Ahead of the G7 summit on the situation in Afghanistan, civil society and media organisations present key recommendations to ensure the urgent protection of journalists, media workers and their families.

Afghan police stand guard outside Pakistan's embassy, in Kabul, Afghanistan, 4 November 2019, WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty Images

Pakistan to facilitate visas for journalists and media personnel in Afghanistan

The Pakistan Press Foundation hopes that the decision of the Pakistan government to facilitate the visas of journalists in Afghanistan will act as a resource to a safe passageway for members of the media who are currently in need of a safe exit.