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: 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

2019 Overview: Kandahar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2019-9-29 Abdulla Hamim Male Occupation test Tolonews Insult Kandahar Police While he was going to get a report regarding an Explosion police insulted him
2019-9-14 Qudratullah Razwan Male Occupation test Radio Melma Insult Kandahar Police While he was going to cover a program he was insulted by police
2019-9-14 Faiz Mohammad Hamdard Male Occupation test Radio Warangi Insult Kandahar Police While he was going to cover a program he was insulted by police
2019-1-15 Jawid Tanwir Male Occupation test 1 Tv Threatened Kandahar Taliban Taliban have threat journalists in Qandahar to not work with media anymore
2019-1-15 Abdullah Hamim Male Occupation test Tolonews Threatened Kandahar Taliban Taliban have threat journalists in Qandahar to not work with media anymore

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

Top 5 Organizations Experiencing Violence