Afghan Paper Says Government, Parliament Divided Over Media Law

Most of the criticism is directed at Article No 45 which is about prohibitions. Some journalists are of the opinion that the content of this law is vague. Therefore, it paves the way for imposition of restrictions on media outlets.

Article No 45 states that media sources should not publish or broadcast issues which contradict Islamic values, nor should they slander or make accusations which may harm the personality of individuals.  >>>>>

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