Entry type: Single project

Country/area: Afghanistan

Publishing organisation: www.8am.media

Organisation size: Big

Publication date: 2022-12-17

Language: Farsi, Pashto, English

Authors: 1- Haseeb Bahesh
2- Mohammad Moheq
3- Sanjar Sohail
4- Parwiz Kawa
5- Younus Negah


The team who worked on this project is composed of the people with different backgrounds, but with a full command on journalism. Haseeb Bahesh, the author, is a depyty editor. Moheq is the editor and an Islamic scholar, Sohail is the publisher and a well-known Afghan journalist. Kawa is the executive editor and director of 8AM MEDIA. Negah is a column wirter and senior analyst.

Project description:

This project is about an investigative report on the education system that Taliban want to impose in Afghansitan – a system that radicalizes the nation.

Impact reached:

The project kicked off a series of discussions among the politicians, media and international community on the Taliban intension to change the education system in Afghanistan and move the country towards an Islamic extemist society.

Techniques/technologies used:

We used our website and social media platforms to dessiminate the information.

Context about the project:

The investigative journalism in a society where the information is not provided by the official sources.

What can other journalists learn from this project?

The big lesson to be learned is to stand for a better future through investigative reporting.

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