Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
2
1
4
1
1
7
1
2
3
36
1
6
1
1
2
2
3

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

2020 Overview: Kabul

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2020-3-31 Zahra Rahimi Female Occupation test Tolonews Threatened Kabul police when she was recording her report regarding Covied 19 was threat by police
2020-31-3 Wahid Ahmad Male Occupation test Tolonews Threatened Kabul Police when she was recording her report regarding Covied 19 was threat by police
2020-7-4 Abdul Qudoos Nawazi Male Occupation test Tolonews Injured Kabul Gunmen Smuggler On the way to home form office he was wounded by gunman smuggler
2020-4-20 Zubair Hashemyar Male Occupation test Tolonews Threatened Kabul Shakila Ebrahimi when he wanted to recode a report regarding being opening the resultant the owner of restaurant threat him
2020-4-20 Fariba Sadat Female Occupation test Tolonews Threatened Kabul Shakila Ebrahimi when she wanted to recode a report regarding being opening the resultant the owner of restaurant threat her
2020-4-27 Aziz Watanwal Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Beaten Kabul Gunmen Smuggler On the way back to home from nangarhar by gunmen smuggler threated .
2020-5-15 Mahdi Aminizada Male Occupation test 1 TV chanel Injured Kabul Gunmen Smuggler When she was going to his office, gunmen Smuggler beaten up him and stole her telephone
2020-5-30 Mir wahed Shah Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Killed Kabul ISIS A Chip pomp was exploded and he killed due to this explosion
2020-5-30 Shafiqullah Zabi Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Killed Kabul ISIS A Chip pomp was exploded and he killed due to this explosion
2020-5-30 Zabiullah Doorandish Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Injured Kabul ISIS A Chip pomp was exploded and he killed due to this explosion
2020-5-30 Madina Morwat Female Occupation test Khurshid Tv Injured Kabul ISIS A Chip pomp was exploded and he killed due to this explosion
2020-5-30 Zulqay Nadiri Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Injured Kabul ISIS A Chip pomp was exploded and he killed due to this explosion
2020-5-30 Safiullah Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Injured Kabul ISIS A Chip pomp was exploded and he killed due to this explosion
2020-5-30 Jaweed Sabwoon Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Injured Kabul ISIS A Chip pomp was exploded and he killed due to this explosion
2020-5-30 Zamary Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Injured Kabul ISIS A Chip pomp was exploded and he killed due to this explosion
2020-5-30 Kamal Afghan Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Insult Kabul Guard of a member of parliament In front of ministry of finance Guard of a Member of Parliament insult and beaten up them
2020-5-30 Allah Mohammad Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Insult Kabul Guard of a member of parliament In front of ministry of finance Guard of a Member of Parliament insult and beaten up them
2020-5-30 Hasan Sardash Male Occupation test Freelance Threatened Kabul Unknown Unknown person by calling threated him to broadcast a report
2020-5-30 Radio Simaye Sole Male Occupation test Radio station Attack Kabul Unknown During night unknown gunman attacked to the radio station
2020-6-4 Hamid Rostaqi Male Occupation test Mobi Group Beaten Kabul Police When he was going to his office, police beaten up him on the street
2020-6-4 Ramin Male Occupation test Mobi Group Beaten Kabul Police When he was going to his office, police beaten up him on the street
2020-6-9 Ahmad Zaher Qadiri Male Occupation test Bokhdy News Injured Kabul Gunmen Smuggler When he was going to his office, gunmen Smuggler beaten up him
2020-7-12 Zahal Phashtoonyar Female Occupation test Paktiya Qak Radio Killed Kabul Unknown When he was going to his office killed by unkown gumman
2020-10-13 Salem Wahdat Male Occupation test Bokhdy News Threatened Kabul 11 head qaurter police After releasing a report regarding security problems in Kabul, 11 head qaurter police threat him.
2020-10-15 Mina Habib Female Occupation test Royedad News Agency Attack Kabul Unknown While she was going to her home unknown people attacked on her .
2020-11-7 Yama Seiyawash Male Occupation test Tolo TV Killed Kabul Unknown While he was going to his office a pomp was exploded in his car and he was killed.
2020-11-11 Rohullah Arman Male Occupation test Payk News Agency Attack Kabul Unknown While he was going to his home for his office gunman attacked on him.
2020-11-11 Abdul Mutaleb Faraji Male Occupation test Payk News Agency Attack Kabul Unknown While he was going to his home for his office gunman attacked on him.
2020-11-11 Balal Khodadad Male Occupation test Payk News Agency Threatened Kabul Taliban Taliban by sending a letter and messages threat him to die.
2020-3-6 Ahamd Najeem Kargar Male Occupation test Kabul News Injured Kabul Terrorists In the gathering of Ali mazari in an attacked was wounded
2020-3-6 Mansor Nikmal Male Occupation test Kabul News Injured Kabul Terrorists In the gathering of Ali mazari in an attacked was wounded
2020-2-23 Abdul Baes Majidi Male Occupation test Tolonews Threatened Kabul Guard of Customs When he wanted to recode his report, head guard of customs thread and insulted him
2020-2-16 Roya Ahadi Female Occupation test Payk News Agency Insult Kabul Spoke man of ministry of Disable and martyrs When she wanted to interview with the spoke man of ministry of Disable and martyrs, she was insulted by the spoke man.
2020-2-14 Sayied Rashed Kashafi Male Occupation test Rasa Tv Threatened Kabul Gunmen Smuggler During getting a report their camra and tools were looted by unkown men.
2020-2-12 Sakina Amiri Female Occupation test Etalat Rooz Threatened Kabul Gunmen Smuggler During getting a report their camra and tools were looted by unkown men.
2020-2-12 Yasian Yawari Male Occupation test Etalat Rooz Threatened Kabul Gunmen Smuggler During getting a report their camra and tools were looted by unkown men.

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
Image of Yearly Incidents of Violence Against Journalists
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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