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Editor of independent news agency receives death threats

(RSF/IFEX) - Reporters Without Borders voiced grave concern about death threats sent to Farida Nekzad, editor of Afghanistan's sole independent news agency, Pajhwok. The worldwide press freedom organisation called on the authorities to track down those responsible for the threats.

For several days, Farida Nekzad has been receiving phone calls and emails threatening her with the same fate as Zakia Zaki and Shakiba Sanga Amaj, two journalists who have been murdered in the past two weeks.

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