Kabuli, Najibullah Najebullah Haji
|Name||Kabuli, Najibullah Najebullah Haji|
|Date of birth||1971|
|Function/Grade||President Amroz TV|
|History and Biodata||
2. Previous Functions:
Imroz which was closed by government on July 27, 2010 for inciting sectarian tension and threatening national unity. He has led several protests in the past against Iran, which he accuses of interfering in Afghanistans domestic affairs. Imroz owner Kabuli has defended his actions saying he gives a voice to the people. His movement against Iran was intended to protect the rights of Afghans, he said. Kabuli said the closure of his TV station, Emroz Imroz Imrooz Emrooz, and the complaint with the ECC showed the influence of Iran in Afghanistan. "My struggle will not end with the closing of Emroz or the delisting of my name from the candidates' list," he said. Media commission officials said on 20100806 the ban on transmissions of a private channel was illegal.
Nabil Miskinyar, a 60-something journalist, is a Afghan-American journalist regularly appears on his California-based Ariana Afghanistan Television and comments on the war-torn country's current affairs and political past. Miskinyar claims that on September 12, 2011 he was picked up for lunch by four men, including Najibullah Kabuli, owner of the private Emrooz Television channel. The two had set up the appointment through a common friend who had proposed cooperation between their fledgling stations. Miskinyar says that after a lavish lunch, he was forced at gunpoint to conduct an interview with Emrooz telejournalist Fahim Kohdamani. In a press statement on September 16, Miskinyar claims that he was asked to confess that that he was an American agent, a supporter of Pakistan, and anti-Iranian. He says he had two guns pointed at him at all times.
Kabuli said "I think he arrived here to get money from the leaders that he used to insult [on his TV shows]," Kabuli says. "He thought that he would show to them that he will keep silent in future in return for their payments. And that's why he chose my television for a confessional interview. But afterward he saw that the leaders were not impressed and didn't give him any money. So he accused me to get something or to get fame. I think this speaks about his motives."
The National Participation Front (NPF) head Najibullah Kabuli on 20120304 accused the Iranian Revolutionary Guards of plotting to assassination him, but the Iranian embassy in Kabul dismissed the claims as baseless.
The leader of Jabaha-e-Musharikat-e-Milli [National Participation Front], Najibullah Kabuli, accused Abdul Rashid Dostum and Haji Mohammad Muhaqiq of receiving money form the neighbouring countries, especially Iran and Pakistan. "The leader of National Front, Ahmad Zia Massoud, has a symbolic role and both Dostum and Muhaqiq want eruption of civil war and they work to fulfill Iran and Pakistan’s interests," said Najibullah Kabuli. Dostum and Muhaqiq spent 500.000 dollars in the provinces to divide the country, he claimed, adding that Jabaha-e-Musharikat-e-Milli had no coalition with the National Front. However the National Front strongly rejected these allegations and termed it as lies.(20120604)
Hezbe Musharikat-e-Milli led by Najibullah Kabuli on 20140604 announced their support to Ghani for the second round of presidential election 2014.