• publish: 30 December 2021
  • time: 8:01 pm
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  • No: 20400
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Taliban Badakhshan governor: To assure journalists` safety, my duty of faith

Calling on unquestionable obedience from Islamic Emirate policies, Moez u Din Ahmadi, the head of culture and information office of Taliban in Badakhshan said media can conditionally continue their work.

Attending his first news conference, the Taliban Badakhshan governor described the safety of journalists as his duty of faith.

Mowlawi Abd ul Ghani Fayeq said journalists act as the tongues and eyes of the nation so protecting them is every Islamic Emirate officials` responsibilities.

Regarding female journalists, he said the Islamic emirate needs the women journalists, but their activities are supported and determined in accordance with Islamic Sharia.

 Taliban Badakhshan governor called on women journalists to resume their duties.

Calling on unquestionable obedience from Islamic Emirate policies, Moez u Din Ahmadi, the head of culture and information office of Taliban in Badakhshan said media can conditionally continue their work.

It was the first meeting where women journalists had participated to discuss their problems with Badakhshan governor.

Rughaya Uranus Hamidy, the head of “Harim-e Zan” radio in Badakhshan called the Islamic Emirate for serious protection of women journalists.

Addressing the Taliban governor, she said her media should resume work and women take active role in educational programs and promotion of journalists` skills.

In addition, some other journalists being present at the meeting complained about sever economic crisis they are facing. They ask Taliban officials to take measures for their needs to be met.  

Being satisfied with safety of journalists in the province, they described provincial officials as responsible for solving their problems.  

The media heads also called on Taliban officials to set a clear policy toward media.  

This comes as journalists are imposed severe-increasing pressures by Islamic Emirate across Afghanistan.    

A good example is those journalists who were arrested by Taliban while covering women peaceful protest Tuesday in Kabul.        

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