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Headlines (last 30 days)
- DFID: More than five million Afghans will receive emergency life-saving UK aid. 17 Jun 2019
- UNICEF: Afghanistan sees three-fold increase in attacks on schools in one year – UNICEF. 28 May 2019
Most read reports
- DFID: Helpdesk Report: K4D - Agriculture in Afghanistan – economic sustainability and subsector viability. 24 Jun 2019
- OCHA: Afghanistan: Integrated Drought Response, May 2019. 24 Jun 2019
- UN GA: The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security - Report of the Secretary General (A/73/902–S/2019/493). 18 Jun 2019
- UNHCR: UNHCR Afghanistan Operational Fact Sheet, 31 May 2019. 23 Jun 2019
- Health Cluster: Afghanistan: Attacks on Health Care in 2019, as of 24 June. 24 Jun 2019
This statement was originally published on indexoncensorship.org on 6 March 2015.
By Milana Knezevic
Last year, authorities in the east of Afghanistan decided to shut down a cemetery. The problem was that this particular cemetery was not just a final resting place; it had taken on a second function as a marketplace where women in the city could meet and trade. With the closure, the financial lifeline the women had created for themselves, was cut. There were some protests, the story was covered in a local newspaper, and that was it.
SOURCE: Reporters Without Borders
(RSF/IFEX) - 29 June 2011 - Reporters Without Borders is delighted by today's release of French journalists Hervé Ghesquière and Stéphane Taponier and their Afghan interpreter Reza Din, who were abducted by a Taliban group on 29 December 2009 in the northeastern province of Kapisa while doing a report for the French TV station France 3.
Alert - Afghanistan
10 June 2011
SOURCE: Committee to Protect Journalists
(IFJ/IFEX) - June 7, 2011 - The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate, the Afghan Independent Journalists' Association (AIJA), announce the release of a new report which outlines the challenges for journalists and press freedom in Afghanistan since the lead-up to the country's elections in 2009 and 2010.