Afghanistan media beset by violence, threats, censorship, financial pressures


Since the Taliban seized power on Aug. 15, 2021, Afghanistan has lost 48% of its media outlets and 67% of its (particularly women) journalists due to them losing their jobs, fleeing the country or going into hiding.

Press freedom has been restricted and there is a severe economic crisis, notes a new report by the Afghanistan National Journalists Union.

Afghanistan Media Assessment Report

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