Asia

Afghan Media Fears Loss of Editorial Independencei
X
October 03, 2013 1:33 AM
The independence of Afghan journalists and editors is increasingly at risk in Afghanistan and a proposed new media law could make conditions even tougher, activists say. Sharon Behn talked to Afghan journalists and editors about the challenges they face and the concerns for their future once international combat forces leave next year.

Afghan Media Fears Loss of Editorial Independence

Published October 02, 2013

The independence of Afghan journalists and editors is increasingly at risk in Afghanistan and a proposed new media law could make conditions even tougher, activists say. Sharon Behn talked to Afghan journalists and editors about the challenges they face and the concerns for their future once international combat forces leave next year.


You May Like

Video Video Claims to Show Shi'ite Forces in Iraq Executing Sunni Boy

While not yet independently confirmed, brutal killing already has gotten attention of Islamic State followers on social media More

After Six Years, Little Change for Niger Delta's Former Militants

Nigerians who laid down arms in exchange for government amnesty subsidies fear program may end with upcoming presidential elections More

Vietnam Pushes for More Educated Drivers to Curb Road Deaths

Transportation officials hope that making a greater effort to get drivers to learn the rules of the road will reduce fatal crashes More