Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
3
2
4
1
1
1
2
2
1
33
3
6
1
1
1
2
2
4
2
1

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

2015 Overview: Kabul

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2015-2-22 Najibullah Musafer Male Occupation test Freelance Arrested Kabul picture Government
2015-1-18 Ehsanullah Zadran Male Occupation test Nin radio Beaten Kabul on the way home Kabul traffic officer
2015-3-2 Habib rahman Shirzai Male Occupation test Adib radio FM Threatened Kabul Reporting Unknown
2015-3-5 Nazari Paryani Male Occupation test Mandegar daily Threatened Kabul Article published Ministry of information and culture
2015-3-5 Shah Hosain Mortazavi Male Occupation test 8 subh daily Threatened Kabul Publishing an article Ministry of information and culture
2015-3-5 Zaki Daryabi Male Occupation test Etelaat-e-Roz Daily newspaper Threatened Kabul Publishing an article Ministry of information and culture
2015-5-19 Rohullah Keliwal Niazi Male Occupation test 1 TV chanel Beaten Kabul reporting from suecide aattack Police
2015-6-13 Bashir Ahmad Qasani Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-14 Haron Motarif Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-15 Abdullah Azad Khanjali Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-16 Wali Arian Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-17 Moslim Shirzad Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-17 Moslim Shirzad Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-18 Fahim Fetrat Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-19 Baqi Samandar Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-20 Majid Qarar Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-21 Mokhtar Pedram Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-22 Wais Barekzai Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-23 Bari Salaam Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-24 Lina Rozbeh Haidari Female Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-25 Ahmad Fawad Lame Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-6-14 Atar Hakimi Male Occupation test Civic activist Threatened Kabul Unclear Taliban
2015-7-21 Mohammad Amin Babak Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Beaten Kabul Unclear PM
2015-7-1 Mohammad Zubair Alemiar Male Occupation test Rah-e-Abrishum Magazin Beaten Kabul Unclear Security officers
2015-8-22 Masod Hosaini Male Occupation test Professional reporter Insult Kabul Unclear Security officers
2015-11-11 Wasiqullah Azimi Male Occupation test Noor TV Injured Kabul Unclear Afghanistan's presidential palace guards
2015-8-11 Ahmad Farid Nademyan Male Occupation test Nai Threatened Kabul Unclear Unknown
2015-11-17 Salem Wahdat Male Occupation test Bukhdi news agency Attack Kabul Unclear Unknown
2015-11-30 Amanullah Attayee Male Occupation test Asia TV Killed Kabul Unclear Unknown
2015-12-12 Said Inaam Salihi Male Occupation test Noor TV Beaten Kabul Unclear Police
2015-12-8 Nasrat Parsa Male Occupation test Ariana News Threatened Kabul claiming in a post in Facebook from AFG firein minister hospitality Government officials
2015-11-24 Ahmad Sayeedi Male Occupation test Unclear Injured Kabul Unclear Unknown
2015-12-30 Amanullah Atai Male Occupation test Azia TV Killed Kabul Unclear Unknown

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