A gathering has been held in Takhar province between native media and Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) authorities within the hope of resolving issues journalists have within the province.
In accordance with journalists, media organizations in Takhar are coping with extreme monetary issues in addition to a common lack of entry to info.
Quite a few journalists and media employees within the province have cited financial issues, lack of assist from establishments that assist journalists and media, and lack of entry to info as the principle issues they’re coping with.
In step with this, they’ve appealed to the native officers and to organizations supporting journalists to resolve the issues.
“We request the United Nations and help organizations pay critical consideration to the difficulty of knowledge and supply monetary assist to journalists,” stated Sayed Yaseen Dehzad, head of the Council of Journalists within the northeast of the nation. Quite a few feminine journalists, nonetheless, additionally known as for restrictions on them to be lifted to allow them to return to work.
“Our request is that we need to play a task once more in Afghanistan,” stated Taman, a feminine journalist.
In the meantime, quite a few organizations that assist the media say that there needs to be no restrictions on girls journalists.
“Through the republic regime, greater than 35 % of media employees in Takhar had been girls, however this isn’t the case now,” stated Sami Khawari, a consultant of the journalists’ safety committee for the province.
Nonetheless, the Directorate of Data and Tradition of Takhar has stated that till the coverage framework for the media has been finalized in Kabul, they’re unable to resolve the issues.
“There may be nonetheless no process for ladies working within the media on this province,” stated Ainuddin Motmaen, head of Takhar’s info and tradition.
In accordance with the officers, out of 23 media shops that had been working within the province earlier than the collapse of the previous authorities, solely eleven of them are nonetheless lively.