Afghanistan Journalist: After the Taliban took over Afghanistan, the situation in the country has deteriorated a lot. According to a report by the Afghanistan National Journalists’ Union (ANJU), 50 percent of journalists in the country lost their jobs and more than half of media outlets were closed.
The ANJU report revealed that 53 percent of journalists lost their jobs and 50 percent of media outlets were shut down, especially due to financial issues and many other reasons. This report was published on the occasion of National Journalists’ Day.
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Most media personnel have left Afghanistan after the Taliban regime. The media community is facing many problems. They also have to face financial difficulties. Masroor Lutfi, a member of ANJU, said that media activities have been banned in Afghanistan. In addition, the closure of laws protecting the media community is a major challenge.
Meanwhile, according to TOLOnews, several journalists expressed concern about the lack of information and economic difficulties on National Journalists’ Day. The journalists specifically asked the Islamic Emirate to address its challenges.
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Raqeeb Fayaz, a journalist, said that Journalists’ Day is celebrated when the lack of access to information is considered a hardship and the community is still a major economic problem. Dealing with the issues. At the same time, another journalist Mustafa Shahryar said that we ask the government officials and concerned authorities to pay serious attention to the problems of journalists and ensure their safety.
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