Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
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6
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2
6

Province: Kandahar



Years Count
2006 5
2007 2
2009 6
2010 6
2011 6
2012 4
2013 2
2014 2
2015 1
2018 10
2019 5
2021 1
  • Total Accident: 1050

2010 Overview: Kandahar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2010-1-19 Gholam Mohammad Masoomi Male Occupation test Tolo TV Threatened Kandahar Reporting unknown individuals
2010-3-1 Abdul Jamil Sapand Male Occupation test Aryana TV Arrested Kandahar Reporting American forces
2010-9-29 Sabgatullah Zahedi Male Occupation test Salam Timez Insult Kandahar Police While he was going to get a report regarding an Explosion police insulted him
2010-9-29 Abdul Aziz Safari Male Occupation test Sheen wah News Insult Kandahar Police While he was going to get a report regarding an Explosion police insulted him
2010-9-29 Abdul Wali Twohid Male Occupation test Radio Melma Insult Kandahar Police While he was going to get a report regarding an Explosion police insulted him
2010-9-29 Rafiullah Pashtoon Male Occupation test Zhwandoon TV Insult Kandahar Police While he was going to get a report regarding an Explosion police insulted him

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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