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Afghanistan - RSF welcomes presidential decree's support for media freedom

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) welcomes a new presidential decree that should facilitate media activity and the fight against impunity for crimes of violence against journalists. Issued by President Ashraf Ghani on 31 January, the decree clearly states: “Neither the public prosecutor nor any other state institution may prosecute media or journalists for a possible crime without consulting the Media Commission.” Established by the new media law, this commission consists of representatives (...)

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