Afghanistan

Mohammad Nasir Mudasi

16 December 2016

The 53-year-old station manager and senior program organiser for Mili Payam (National Message) Afghan radio station in MuhammedAgha District of Logar Province in southern Kabul, was gunned down by two unidentified gun men as he was leaving his workplace at approximately 4:30pm. Mudasir, founding member of the Afghan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA), died on the spot. According to the AIJA, Mudasir and other workers at the station had received persistent threats over the past two years.