Saturday, 19 October 2019
AJSC distributes safety equipment to journalists in Balkh

AJSC distributes safety equipment to journalists in Balkh Featured

Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) says that threats by armed opposition of government has caused challenges for media and journalists in the country. 

Bashir Ansari, in charge of AJSC in North maintains due to the fact that security concerns and threats against journalists augmented, the AJSC distributed safety equipment for some reporters in Balkh (vests and helmets) so that they may not be hurt while covering combats. 

Ansari added that use of safety tools will help journalists stay safe while reporting battles and violent situations. 

In the meantime, reporters who have received the equipment state that use of safety equipment could save their lives. 

Despite the fact that some terrorist groups have recently threatened media and journalists in Afghanistan, these institutions still seem to continue their work. 

 

Reporter: Mahnaz Mowzon

 

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