Afghanistan

Mohammad Nasim Turak

14 May 2014

According to the Afghanistan Independent Journalists’ Association (AIJA), an IFJ affiliate, Mohammad Nasim Turak was killed by an unknown assailant in Kandi Rijaee village, in the Alingar district of the eastern Laghman province.

The AIJA says the journalist was fatally stabbed and his body was left outside the village where he was killed. It strongly condemned what it calls a "dreadful incident" and called on local officials to find the murderers and prove their commitment to freedom of speech.