The arrest of three militia leaders in Faryab, Uruzgan and Farah provinces is a step towards establishing rule of law, lawmakers and residents say.
Terrorist attacks against journalists are war crimes and crimes against humanity that fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, according to Afghan media rights advocate NAI.
About 6,000 people have met face to face with Attorney General Farid Hamidi to petition him on cases ranging from property disputes and divorces to kidnappings and murder.
Generals and other senior officials have been among those snared in anti-corruption investigations in the ministries of defence and interior.
The Cyber Crime Law aims to block militant activities online, but some are concerned it could limit freedom of speech.
The Afghan government is cracking down on corruption, recently dismissing almost 1,400 Ministry of Defence employees.