Panjshir Observer is an independent news agency dedicated to providing live updates and analysis on Panjshir and Afghanistan. Panjshir Observer has sources across Afghanistan but we are based globally.
One of the first objectives of the Taliban after seizing power was to crush the independent media built up in Afghanistan over the last 20 years. Since the Taliban took Kabul on August 15th over 140 news outlets, radio stations and magazines have either retired or were forcefully closed down. The remaining news outlets allowed to freely remain open are being censored or are compromised.
Panjshir Observer was established on August 21st and was created to continue the spirit of the independent media in Afghanistan and report on the stories on behalf of the censored. We are committed to covering the Taliban war crimes and human rights abuse occurring in Afghanistan everyday. You can also follow Panjshir Observer on Twitter for live updates.