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

2021 Overview: Kabul

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2021-1-11 Zia wadan Male Occupation test Public protection enterprise Killed Kabul Due to mine planted on his car Unknown
2021-2-1 Khoshnood Nabizada Male Occupation test Unclear Attack Kabul Due to mine planted on his car and fortunately he is survived Unknown
2021-05-24 Noman Rahimi Male Occupation test Al jazeera Arrested Kabul Nothing is in Hand During a suicide attack on logistic branch of ministry of defense, he was killed by firing unknown person
2021-2-7 Alireza Ahmadi Male Occupation test Afghanistan daily Threatened Kabul While providing reports about the use of narcotic Police
2021-3-16 Rasool Shahzad Male Occupation test Deed new agnecy Beaten Kabul While providing report Kabul traffic officer
2021-3-17 Mansoor Quraishi Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Beaten Kabul While going go program in the way of Continental Hotel thieves
2021-07-08 Khatib Karimi Male Occupation test Noorin TV Beaten Kabul During providing report on protests in Kabul demonestrators
2021-07-12 Hussain mohammadi Male Occupation test Nega TV Killed Kabul in an explosion in Dehmazang square Daish

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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