Both Contenders sign agreement to support journalists

(Last Updated On: September 4, 2014)


Both Afghanistan presidential contenders signed an agreement to support Journalists and Free Media Outlets.

According to the agreement, both presidential candidates emphasized that they will support Journalists rights and will introduce the perpetrators of violence against journalist to the judicial institutions.

Both Abdullah and Ghani promised that will make a serious attempt for implementation of access law to information.

Afghan journalist safety committee (AJSC) said that the agreement signed by both presidential candidates has 12 articles.

All Afghan journalists also called for the implementation of the agreement by government.

According to the agreement, a new law for the occupational impunity of journalists will also be prepared.


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