AFGHANISTAN

UN envoy raises concerns over media restrictions

Deborah Lyons, head of the United Nations Assistance Mission (UNAMA) in Afghanistan said in a meeting with acting minister of culture and information Mullah Khairullah Khairkhwa that she was concerned over restrictions against the local media.
Lyons called on the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) to engage with journalists.
“Concerned by threats & restrictions against media”, she said adding that govrnment should engage with “in a constructive dialogue.”
The UN envoy also called for urgent steps to reopen all girls’ schools.
“The UN envoy urged urgent steps for all girls to return to school,” UNAMA stated.The post UN envoy raises concerns over media restrictions first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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