The last of the journalists including the 9 ones detained in the past 20 days, were all released.
Sep 02, 2023
As a result of the consistent advocacy and efforts of journalists support entities and media outlets , 7 reporters that were arrested in the last three days, were all released.
These journalists who were arrested in Kandahar, Nangarhar, Kunduz, Kunar, Paktia and Zabul provinces 23 days ago, two of them were released 2 days after their arrest, 5 of them were released two days ago and the remaining two Habibullah Sarab from Paktia and Parviz Sargand from Kunar provinces were just released now.
Meanwhile welcoming the release of all the arrested journalists, Afghan Independent Journalists Union (AIJU) over and over again has asked the officials of the Islamic Emirate to follow up the cases related to the work of the media through the commission for investigation of complaints and handling of media violations.