Afghanistan Journalists Center (AFJC)
Articles by Afghanistan Journalists Center (AFJC)
Pakistani civil society activists take part in a rally for women's rights on International Women's Day in Lahore, 8 March 2019, ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images

International Women’s day was celebrated across the Asia-Pacific region but women’s groups were harassed in Malaysia, Pakistan, and Cambodia. Thai media faced tremendous challenges ahead of the elections, and a new report revealed unabated media killings in Afghanistan.

Tolo News reporters work in the newsroom at Tolo TV station in Kabul, Afghanistan, 11 September 2018, WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images

The Afghanistan Journalists Center recorded a total of 92 cases of violence against journalists in the past year.

A cyclist rides past an electoral advertisement for Prime Minister Hun Sen, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 26 July 2018, MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images

Cambodia’s human rights record was reviewed at the UN, Thailand’s Twitter users supported the campaign of refugee seekers from Saudi and Bahrain, Pakistan held its first transgender pride march, and new cyber laws take effect in Vietnam and Fiji.

Female journalists stand to protest against the sexual harassment at the workplaces as part of the #MeToo campaign, New Delhi, India, 13 October 2018, Mohd Zakir/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

#MeToo inspires Indian journalists to speak out, Vietnamese blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’ released, Hong Kong’s freedoms under threat, Sri Lanka’s political crisis, and more

Government of Argentina

In advance of their meeting in Argentina, civil society organizations from around the world are calling on the leaders of G20 countries to commit to building a digital ecosystem that centres human rights.

Flag of the Council of Europe.

41 civil society organizations have endorsed a joint submission to the Council of Europe on how to amend their cybercrime convention to facilitate cross-border access to data by law enforcement without compromising human rights.

Current federal opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim waves a Malaysian flag during a rally after his release in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16 May 2018, ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images

Malaysia’s ruling party defeated, bomb attacks kill nine Afghan journalists, holding Facebook accountable and a movement to counter sexism.

An Indian journalist lights candles during a vigil for ten Afghan journalists who were killed in a suicide bombing in Kabul, during an event marking World Press Freedom Day in Siliguri, India, 3 May 2018, DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images

A suicide bombing killed 9 Afghan journalists and injured 8 others in the capital Kabul on 30 April 2018.