Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
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Province: Kabul



Years Count
0000 4
2001 2
2002 1
2004 1
2005 11
2006 8
2007 15
2008 26
2009 26
2010 6
2011 31
2012 23
2013 21
2014 7
2015 33
2016 72
2017 10
2018 43
2019 33
2020 36
2021 8
  • Total Accident: 1050

2007 Overview: Kabul

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2007-1-22 Mohammad Sharif Hasanyar Male Occupation test Tolo TV Arrested Kabul Reporting Government
2007-4-17 sidiq ahmad zada Male Occupation test Tolo TV Arrested Kabul Reporting general attorney
2007-4-17 Mohammad Abdullah Male Occupation test Tolo TV Arrested Kabul Reporting general attorney
2007-4-17 Amir Shahin Male Occupation test A.P Arrested Kabul Reporting general attorney
2007-5-30 Shekiba Sanga Aamaj Female Occupation test Shamshad TV Killed Kabul Unclear unknown individuals
2007-5-24 Sohaila Wida Khamosh Female Occupation test Cheragh daily Threatened Kabul Reporting Police
2007-6-28 Mo_Asef Nang Male Occupation test Solh jirga magazine Arrested Kabul Reporting Government
2007-7-4 Kamran Mirhazar Male Occupation test Kabul peres Arrested Kabul Reporting National directorate of security
2007-8-9 Kamran Mirhazar Male Occupation test Kabul peres Arrested Kabul Reporting National directorate of security
2007-10-14 Jawid Rostapoor Male Occupation test Payam-e-mujahid Beaten Kabul Reporting from demonstration Government
2007-0-0 Katrin Weda Female Occupation test Cheragh daily Threatened Kabul Publishing an article unknown individuals
2007-0-0 Hanif Elham Male Occupation test Aryana TV Threatened Kabul Reporting unknown individuals
2007-12-24 Shoaib Ahmadi Male Occupation test Cheragh daily Beaten Kabul Reporting Afghan olympic
2007-12-4 Mohammad Omer Mohammadi Male Occupation test Salam Watandar Beaten Kabul Reporting Tenth police district of kabul city commander
2007-12-29 Mina Habib Female Occupation test Cheragh daily Threatened Kabul Reporting first police District of Kabul City comonder

Project Overview

Journalists in Afghanistan work under extremely difficult circumstances and routinely face violence, threats, and intimidation that prevent them from carrying out their work. While many incidents go unreported, Internews partner Nai Supporting Afghanistan Open Media has collected hundreds of reports of such incidents. The map above represents ten years of data on violence against journalists in Afghanistan gathered by Nai's MediaWatch team.

Yearly Incidents of Violence Against Journalists, 2001-2020
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Type of Incident v. Gender
Type of Incident v.Gender
  • Threatened
  • Beaten
  • Arrested
  • Killed
  • Kidnapped
  • Injured
Total Incidents

Highest Year

2016

Highest Month

1

Highest Province

Badakhshan

Top 5 Organizations Experiencing Violence