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PublishDate: Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:12

UN Envoy Spotlights Impacts of Violence, Threats Against Reporters in Afghanistan

A number of journalists, along with government officials and members of the international community, participated in the event as the second Vice President Sarwar Danish chaired the discussion.

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto declared that ensuring reporters can work without threats or violence is vital to protecting advances.
“If media freedom is challenged, society as a whole suffers”, Yamamoto said at the Afghanistan journalists safety roundtable today in Kabul.
He emphasized that the vibrant and pluralistic media in Afghanistan is a success story to be championed and defended.


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