Kabul News

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Taliban members beat journalist at Kabul checkpoint, detain 2 others

Washington, D.C., June 22, 2022 – Taliban authorities must investigate the beating of journalist Mohammad Ikram Esmati and immediately and unconditionally release journalist Abdul Hannan Mohammadi and broadcasting manager Khan Mohammad Sial, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. “The Taliban must take immediate measures to halt repeated arbitrary detentions and abuse of journalists in…

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Taliban intelligence agents detain, pressure Afghan journalist Jebran Lawrand to stop critical reporting

Washington D.C., May 23, 2022 – Taliban authorities must investigate the arbitrary detention, questioning, and intimidation of Afghan journalist Jebran Lawrand and allow local press members to work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On April 25, Lawrand, a political programs manager and presenter at the independent Kabul News TV station, was summoned…

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An Afghan woman and child walk in a Kandahar street, near a mosque, in July 2015. Gunman shot dead a reporter in the city in April. (AFP/Javed Tanveer)

In Afghanistan, Kabul News journalist shot dead on way to work

New York, April 26, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Afghan authorities to thoroughly investigate the killing of journalist Abdul Manan Arghand and to ensure that those responsible for his death are brought to justice.

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