Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
9
2
4
3
5
1
2
2
33
5
1
2
2
7
3
3
6
7
2
3
5

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

2019 Overview: Kabul

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2019-11-29 Jamsheed Yama Ahamdi Male Occupation test Kashwar News agency Insult Kabul Police While he wanted to take a Photo he was insulted by police.
2019-11-20 Wahid Mozhda Male Occupation test Unclear Killed Kabul Unknown Unknown gunman fire on him while he wanted to go to mosque.
2019-8-23 Farid Togory Male Occupation test Noor TV Injured Kabul Unknown Unknown Gunman wanted to kill him but he was wounded by unknown gunman.
2019-8-4 Baryali Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Injured Kabul Unknown While he was going to his home for his work, in a Suicide attack he wounded.
2019-8-4 Akhlas Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Injured Kabul Unknown While he was going to his home for his work, in a Suicide attack he wounded.
2019-7-28 Nawid Mohammadi Male Occupation test On Tv Insult Kabul PPS In the first day of presidential election campaign of Ashraf Ghani, women protested to his speech and the cameraman was recording video that PPS insul
2019-7-28 Omid Nabizada Male Occupation test Hashte Shobe Daily Insult Kabul PPS In the first day of presidential election campaign of Ashraf Ghani, women protested to his speech and the cameraman was recording video that PPS insul
2019-7-18 Ali Shar Shair Male Occupation test Soba Kabul Beaten Kabul Unknown While he was going to his home for his work, unknown gunmen stopped him and threat him and stole his phone, money, card and some documents for his wor
2019-7-5 Sayed Rashed Kashifi Male Occupation test Egtadar Mili News Paper Beaten Kabul Deputy of Kabul police Headquarter While he wanted to prepare a report from Afghan Turk High school the police beaten up him in the order deputy of Kabul police Headquarter
2019-7-5 Khoshal Taraky Male Occupation test Shamshad News Beaten Kabul Deputy of Kabul police Headquarter While he wanted to prepare a report from Afghan Turk High school the police beaten up him in the order deputy of Kabul police Headquarter
2019-7-5 Samad Oriyakheal Male Occupation test Shamshad News Beaten Kabul Deputy of Kabul police Headquarter While he wanted to prepare a report from Afghan Turk High school the police beaten up him in the order deputy of Kabul police Headquarter
2019-7-5 Mohammad Fasih Male Occupation test Kalid News Beaten Kabul Deputy of Kabul police Headquarter While he wanted to prepare a report from Afghan Turk High school the police beaten up him in the order deputy of Kabul police Headquarter
2019-7-5 Habib Male Occupation test Tolonews Beaten Kabul Deputy of Kabul police Headquarter While he wanted to prepare a report from Afghan Turk High school the police beaten up him in the order deputy of Kabul police Headquarter
2019-7-5 Hasiba Atakpal Female Occupation test Tolonews Beaten Kabul Deputy of Kabul police Headquarter While he wanted to prepare a report from Afghan Turk High school the police beaten up him in the order deputy of Kabul police Headquarter
2019-7-5 Sami Jahesh Male Occupation test Ariana News Beaten Kabul Deputy of Kabul police Headquarter While he wanted to prepare a report from Afghan Turk High school the police beaten up him in the order deputy of Kabul police Headquarter
2019-7-1 Abedullah Ehsas Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Injured Kabul Explosion During a suicide attack on logistic branch of ministry of defense, he was killed by firing unknown person
2019-7-1 Shayesta Female Occupation test Shamshad TV Injured Kabul Explosion During a suicide attack on logistic branch of ministry of defense, he was killed by firing unknown person
2019-7-1 Nasratullah Raheen Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Injured Kabul Explosion During a suicide attack on logistic branch of ministry of defense, he was killed by firing unknown person
2019-7-1 Shamlah Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Injured Kabul Explosion During a suicide attack on logistic branch of ministry of defense, he was killed by firing unknown person
2019-7-1 Eshkola Shirzad Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Injured Kabul Explosion During a suicide attack on logistic branch of ministry of defense, he was killed by firing unknown person
2019-7-1 Hazrat Shah Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Injured Kabul Explosion During a suicide attack on logistic branch of ministry of defense, he was killed by firing unknown person
2019-7-1 Zari Jan Shiniwary Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Injured Kabul Explosion During a suicide attack on logistic branch of ministry of defense, he was killed by firing unknown person
2019-7-1 Abdull Rauf Emalzai Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Killed Kabul Unknown During a suicide attack on logistic branch of ministry of defense, he was killed by firing unknown person
2019-6-18 Qudratullah Male Occupation test Unclear Beaten Kabul People of the Area People of the Dahkoh village beaten up him while he was recording a clip for Youtube.
2019-6-18 Nawid Nayeal Male Occupation test Maiwand TV Beaten Kabul People of the Area People of the Dahkoh village beaten up him while he was recording a clip for Youtube.
2019-6-2 Moh Fahsie Motvakal Male Occupation test Radio Kileed Injured Kabul Unknown A chip bomb has been embedded by unknown person in his car and then exploded
2019-6-2 Jaweed Kargar Male Occupation test Peeshgooa News Injured Kabul Unknown A chip bomb has been embedded by unknown person in Public Bus and he wounded after explosion the bomb
2019-4-22 Abdullah Khanjani Male Occupation test 1 TV chanel Beaten Kabul PPS While Abdullah Khanjani was going to Government Media Center PPS beaten up him.
2019-4-18 Alireza Ahmadi Male Occupation test Afghanistan Mah Daily Insult Kabul Erfanullah Erfan After a press conference Erfanullah Erfan Protester candidate of Parliament insult Alireza Ahmadi.
2019-3-2 Habib Quyash Male Occupation test Aina TV Injured Kabul General Doostom Guard General Doostom Guard fired on him while wants to enter to Ayna TV Station
2019-2-12 Aslam Hejjab Male Occupation test Ariana news TV Insult Kabul The spokesman of Municipality Spokesman of Kabul municipality insulted him while he wanted to get the report
2019-1-15 FazulHaq Haidari Male Occupation test Education TV Threatened Kabul Unknown Unknow person threat Mr. Haidari by phone call to kill him
2019-6-19 Karim Amini Male Occupation test Tolo TV Insult Kabul PPS During Ghani meeting with the Helmand Peace Caravan

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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