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The Media Commission's role is to ensure that voters have an opportunity to make an informed choice when they vote. As stated in Article 51 of the Electoral Law, the commission "shall monitor fair reporting and coverage of the electoral campaign period and shall deal with the complaints concerning any breaches of fair reporting or coverage of political campaign, or other violations of the Mass Media Code of Conduct".

The composition, responsibilities, and authorities of the Media commission are determined by the Joint Electoral Management Body.

(*Pictured above: Mr. Gharwal addresses candidate meeting, Gardez 8.9.05)




More than three quarters of the women candidates in Sunday's elections used the Media Commission's Sponsored Advertisement Program in participating provinces.
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Report on The Election Campaign (17 August 15 September, 2005)

Media Commission Interim Report 14.09.05 (New)

Report on the first two weeks of the official election campaign (1730 August 2005

Report on the pre-electoral period


Media Commission Complaint 7: Mr. Abdula Hakim Noorzai Wolesi Jirga Candidate from Kabul Province (01-36-0004)

Media Commission Complaint 6: Ms. Fawzia Kakar Wolesi Jirga Candidate from Ghazni Province (06-22-0119)

Press Releases

Activities of the Mass Media during the 48-Hour Campaign Silence Period 15.09.05
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Statement of the Chairperson 14.09.05
English | Dari

Candidates in three provinces are allowed to use the Spnsored Advertisement Program in neighbouring provinces 10.09.05

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