Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
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33
5
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5

Province: Farah



Years Count
2019 7
2021 1
  • Total Accident: 1050

2019 Overview: Farah

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2019-11-6 Mouladad Sarwari Male Occupation test Taleemulislam radio Detained Farah NDS NDS of Afghanistan detained him while he was going to radio with unknown reason
2019-9-26 Taleemulislam Male Occupation test Taleemulislam radio Detained Farah NDS National Defence Security Enter in to Taleemulislam radio office and Detined five employees for 24 hours
2019-4-1 Dunya Naw Radio and TV Male Occupation test Dunya Naw Radio and TV Attack Farah Taliban The Taliban dropped a hand bomb in to the Dunya Radio and TV Station, Fortunately no one harm in this attack
2019-2-3 Hamidullah Hamidi Male Occupation test Nishat Radio Threatened Farah Taliban Taliban have warned to stop their Media broadcast
2019-2-3 Ahmad Shah Fikrat Male Occupation test Dunya Radio Threatened Farah Taliban Taliban have warned to stop their Media broadcast
2019-2-3 Mohammad Ebrahim Male Occupation test Uroj TV Threatened Farah Taliban Taliban have warned to stop their Media broadcast
2019-1-5 Jawed Noori Male Occupation test Nishat Radio Killed Farah Taliban While he was inside a bus to go some where, taliban take him off and killed.

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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