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NATO SCR Praises Afghan Journalists for their Brave Work

NATO SCR Praises Afghan Journalists for their Brave Work

KABUL - the NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan Ambassador Cornelius Zimmermann has hailed the Afghan journalists for their brave work.Ambassador Zimmermann issued a short statement online to commend the Afghan journalists on the eve of International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.
“Very glad to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. I commend the brave work carried out every day by Afghan journalists. Independent & vibrant media is indispensable for lasting security and peace in #Afghanistan,” Ambassador Zimmermann said in a statement posted in Twitter.
The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is observed annually on 2nd of November and is a UN-recognized day.
The day is also observed in Afghanistan every year amid growing violence against journalists.
The Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish admitted that Afghanistan remains a dangerous country for the journalists.
Speaking during a gathering to observe the International Day to End Impunity for crimes against Journalists on Thursday, Vice President Danish said the journalists and media activists still face threats and risks despite the government has taken major steps to resolve the issue. (KP)