Thursday, August 21, 2014
Banish Afghan Journalists New York Times
KABUL – Afghan journalists yesterday expelled the New York Times for writing about the existence of an agreement between President Hamid Karzai and the cabinet to form a provisional government, if the dispute results of the presidential election deadlock.. Attorney General of Afghanistan gave 24 hours to Matthew Rosenberg to leave Kabul.
“He will not be allowed to enter Afghanistan again,” said Basir Azizi, Attorney spokesman, told Reuters by telephone. “Writing Rosenberg harmful to state security as the election dispute in the middle of the discussion.”
But Rosenberg stated expulsion triggered by his refusal to reveal confidential sources that the controversial article. “I and the office has cooperated fully., But, in the investigation, they ask for the name of the source insists,” Rosenberg said in a separate occasion.
According to the Chairman of NAI, Abdul Mujeeb Khalvatgar, more flavorful Rosenberg expulsion political rather than a legal issue. ““There are a number of people in Afghanistan are trying to cover up the fact bobroknya election this country,” added Khalvatgar.
Preliminary results of the second round of the Afghan presidential election, which took place on June 14 last, shows the candidate Ashraf Ghani victory over his rival, Abdullah Abdullah. . But Abdullah protest electoral fraud that allegedly took place in a structured, systematic, and it’s massive.
. Now the National Election Commission of Afghanistan directly supervised by the United Nations in recalculating the 8 million votes. But the process is running very slow despite supposedly elected president was sworn in on 25 August. REUTERS | YAHOO NEWS | SITA PLANASARI AQUADINI