The Afghanistan Journalists Center recorded a total of 92 cases of violence against journalists in the past year.
Parties involved in the Afghan peace talks are urged to protect the safety of journalists.
Targeted attacks and other forms of violence are undermining Afghanistan’s parliamentary election scheduled for 20 October
Being an Afghan or Pakistani woman online attracts prejudice, harassment, or even danger. But for many, technology offers freedom from the past.
The past year has seen a major increase in attacks on journalists in the country.
A suicide bombing killed 9 Afghan journalists and injured 8 others in the capital Kabul on 30 April 2018.
Arghand is the first journalist to be killed in 2018 in Afghanistan
Husain Nazari, a cameraman for Rah-e-Farda TV, was killed in a suicide attack at a political gathering in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Gunmen and a suicide bomber attacked Shamshad TV station in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing one security guard and injuring at least 20 people.
Human Rights Watch said the Afghan government and international donor efforts since 2001 to educate girls have significantly faltered in recent years.
Unknown gunmen opened fire on the head of Tanwir TV in northern Baghlan province, Afghanistan, injuring him and killing his security guard.
AFJC strongly condemns the horrific suicide attack in Kabul city that killed at least 85 people, including a TOLO TV employee and a BBC driver and wounded more than 400, including 13 media workers.
Gunmen stormed the local headquarters of National Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) in Jalal Abad on the morning of 17 May when most of the employees were at work.
Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega, imprisoned since 2011, has been named IPI’s 69th World Press Freedom Hero.