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Afghanistan: Press freedom in free-fall in run-up to presidential election
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Publisher:  Reporters without Borders
Date Written:  23/03/2009
Year Published:  2009  
Resource Type:  Article

Reporters Without Borders has released the report of a fact-finding visit to Afghanistan in January. Entitled â#oWe have free speech, but weâ##re not safe and we donâ##t act responsibly".

Abstract:  murder of Jawed Ahmad, a stringer for various Canadian news media, in Kandahar, the newspaper Paymanâ##s closure as a result of pressure from conservatives and the government, and the supreme courtâ##s confirmation of Perwiz Kambakhshâ##s 20-year jail sentence are all evidence that press freedom is in serious crisis.

Reporters Without Borders has released the report of a fact-finding visit to Afghanistan in January. Entitled â#oWe have free speech, but weâ##re not safe and we donâ##t act resp...
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