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: Helmand



Years Count
0000 1
2001 1
2006 1
2007 7
2008 3
2010 2
2011 3
2012 1
2015 2
2016 8
2018 1
2019 3
2020 3
2021 1
  • Total Accident: 1050

2019 Overview: Helmand

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2019-11-30 Sardar Mohammad Sarwary Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Injured Helmand Unknown A Chip pomp was exploded and he wounded due to this explosion
2019-3-23 Sardar Mohammad Sharifi Male Occupation test Department of Economy Injured Helmand Taliban He wounded after explosion of a chip bomb that was embedded by Taliban during a party for Nawrouz.
2019-3-12 Nasar Ahmad Ahamdi Male Occupation test Sabawoon Tv Injured Helmand Unknown He wounded after explosion of a chip bomb that was embedded by unknown person in his car.

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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