A women-run radio station in northeastern Afghanistan has resumed its broadcasts, after officers shut it down for every week for taking part in music through the holy month of Ramadan, a Taliban official and the pinnacle of the station mentioned Friday.
Sadai Banowan, which suggests “ladies’s voice” in Dari, was launched 10 years in the past in Badakhshan province and is Afghanistan’s solely women-run radio station. Six of its eight workers members are ladies.
Moezuddin Ahmadi, the director for Data and Tradition in Badakhshan, mentioned the station was allowed to renew actions on Thursday after it had obeyed the “legal guidelines and rules of the Islamic Emirate” and agreed to cease broadcasting any type of music.
Station head Najia Sorosh mentioned after the station “gave a dedication to officers on the info and tradition division, they unlocked the door of the station,” they usually began broadcasting once more.
The Afghan Journalist Security Committee, an Afghan watchdog group that promotes the protection of journalists and press freedom and which was concerned in mediation for the station’s reopening, welcomed the resumption of broadcasts.
“Following AJSC’s advocacy efforts, Sadia Banowan radio resumed its broadcasts,” it mentioned in a tweet.
Representatives from the Ministry of Data and Tradition and the Vice and Advantage Directorate had shut down the station every week earlier.
Many journalists misplaced their jobs after the Taliban takeover in August 2021. Media retailers closed over an absence of funds or as a result of workers left the nation, in response to the Afghan Impartial Journalists Affiliation.
The Taliban have barred ladies from most types of employment and education beyond the sixth grade, together with college. There is no such thing as a official ban on music. Throughout their earlier rule within the late Nineties, the Taliban barred most tv, radio and newspapers within the nation.