Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
2
1
5
5
1
1
1
1
1
1
43
7
6
2
1
1
1
10
3
1
1
10

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

2018 Overview: Kabul

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2018-12-27 Mr. Wesal Male Occupation test Kabul News TV Beaten Kabul General Jurat guards During people's demonistrations infront of Pakistan embassy, general Jurat guards fired on people, Mr. wesal Camera was broken.
2018-12-10 Haroon Panah Male Occupation test Tolo TV Beaten Kabul Unknown On the way to home unknown persons stopped and beaten him up
2018-11-4 Nazari Paryani Male Occupation test Mandegar daily Threatened Kabul Unknown Unknown people stoped this car and attacked to his car, but he was not inside the car
2018-11-26 Hasibullah Noori Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Beaten Kabul Protesters While reporting the demonistration of people in the 13 police district
2018-11-15 Hasibullah Noori Male Occupation test Kelled Radio Beaten Kabul Protesters While reporting the demonistration of people in the 13 police district
2018-10-30 Zamir Quraishi Male Occupation test RTA Injured Kabul Unknown During the night when going to home in 5the police disrtict
2018-10-13 Samiulhaq Patman Male Occupation test Ekhlas news agency-Turiye Beaten Kabul Unknown After returning from an interview to office, beaten up by unknow persons at 18 police district
2018-9-5 Jamshid Ahmadi Male Occupation test Maiwand TV Injured Kabul ISIS In an explosion in the west of Kabul - Barchi
2018-9-5 Aman Farhang Male Occupation test 1 Tv Injured Kabul ISIS In an explosion in the west of Kabul - Barchi
2018-9-5 Ahmad Seyar Younusi Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Injured Kabul ISIS In an explosion in the west of Kabul - Barchi
2018-9-5 Hussain Rastimanish Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Injured Kabul ISIS In an explosion in the west of Kabul - Barchi
2018-9-5 Ramiz Ahmadi Male Occupation test Tolonews Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in the west of Kabul - Barchi
2018-9-5 Samim Faramarz Male Occupation test Tolonews Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in the west of Kabul - Barchi
2018-8-6 Pajhwak news agency Male Occupation test News agency Threatened Kabul PM member of Logar After release a list of Cadidates who were deleted by electoral commission
2018-8-1 Ab. Mashrab Kohistani Male Occupation test Education TV Beaten Kabul A private hospital gaurds During making a documentary about the environoment
2018-7-25 Burhan Marzi Male Occupation test Noorin TV Detained Kabul Police Detained by police illegally for 17 hours for vagrancy reason which was not justified.
2018-7-26 Jawid Hamdard Male Occupation test Kabul News TV Beaten Kabul NDS After explosion on Company Area belonged to 5the distric of Kabul, NDS officers beaten up journalists and broke their cameras
2018-7-27 Zainullah Mahbobi Male Occupation test pajhwok news agency Beaten Kabul NDS After explosion on Company Area belonged to 5the distric of Kabul, NDS officers beaten up journalists and broke their cameras
2018-7-21 Akhtar Mohammad Male Occupation test AFP Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in Kabul airport square
2018-7-11 Reshad Zarir Male Occupation test Noor TV Injured Kabul Unknown When he was going to home at 8/30 night, he shooted by unknown persons and injured
2018-6-19 Mujib Mashal Male Occupation test New york times Insult Kabul PPS During Ghani meeting with the Helmand Peace Caravan
2018-6-19 Journalists in Kabul Male Occupation test Different media Insult Kabul PPS During Ghani meeting with the Helmand Peace Caravan
2018-6-3 A driver of WJTV Male Occupation test WJ TV Beaten Kabul Police When they were on way to an interview on ministry of foreign rood gate beaten up by police
2018-6-3 Fraidon Male Occupation test WJ TV Beaten Kabul Police When they were on way to an interview on ministry of foreign rood gate beaten up by police
2018-6-3 Sayed Ali sena Zafari Male Occupation test WJ TV Beaten Kabul Police When they were on way to an interview on ministry of foreign rood gate beaten up by police
2018-6-3 Mirza Hafizi Male Occupation test WJ TV Beaten Kabul Police When they were on way to an interview on ministry of foreign rood gate beaten up by police
2018-4-17 khan Mohammad Danishjoo Male Occupation test IWPR Beaten Kabul Irresponsible gunmen For opening cultural and educational center in Kohdaman
2018-4-30 Ayar Lemar Male Occupation test Meli Wahdat Weekly Injured Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Sayed Ahmad Abrar Male Occupation test Afghanistan Tv Injured Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Nasir Hashimi Male Occupation test Aljazeera TV Injured Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Ahmad Shah Azimi Male Occupation test Neday Agah news agency Injured Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Omar Subhani Male Occupation test Reuters Injured Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Sabawoon Kakar Male Occupation test Azadi radio Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Freshta Mahram Durani Female Occupation test Azadi radio Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Ebadullah Hananzai Male Occupation test Azadi radio Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Ali Salimi Male Occupation test Mashal TV Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Salim Talash Male Occupation test Mashal TV Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Nawroz Ali Khamosh Male Occupation test 1 Tv Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Ghazi Rasouli Male Occupation test 1 Tv Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Shah Marai Faizai Male Occupation test AFP Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-4-30 Yar Mohammad Tokhi Male Occupation test Tolo TV Killed Kabul ISIS In an explosion in 9th district
2018-3-24 Qasim Ghafoori Male Occupation test Aftab TV Threatened Kabul Hamidi- TV chief Because he wanted his salary and lefted money
2018-4-22 Azim Hussaini Male Occupation test Rah-e-Farda Injured Kabul ISIS In an explosion in Barchi- Kabul

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

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