Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
3
6
1
3
10
1
72
9
5
2
4
10
1
10
17
8

Province: Zaboul



Years Count
2008 2
2011 1
2012 1
2013 6
2014 1
2015 4
2016 17
2018 1
2019 2
2020 2
  • Total Accident: 1050

2016 Overview: Zaboul

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2016-6-00 Lal Jan Afghan Male Occupation test Journalist Union Deputy Insult Zaboul interview governor Zabul Governer
2016-6-00 Nisar Ahmad Span Male Occupation test Shikh Mati radio Insult Zaboul interview governor Zabul Governer
2016-6-00 Ahmad Walli Sarhadi Male Occupation test Zabul journalists union Threatened Zaboul interview governor Zabul Governer
2016-6-00 Lal Jan Afghan Male Occupation test Journalist Union Deputy Insult Zaboul interview governor Zabul Governer
2016-6-00 Nisar Ahmad Span Male Occupation test Shikh Mati radio Insult Zaboul interview governor Zabul Governer
2016-6-00 Ahmad Walli Sarhadi Male Occupation test Zabul journalists union Threatened Zaboul interview governor Zabul Governer
2016-6-00 Lal Jan Afghan Male Occupation test Journalist Union Deputy Insult Zaboul interview governor Zabul Governer
2016-6-00 Nisar Ahmad Span Male Occupation test Shikh Mati radio Insult Zaboul interview governor Zabul Governer
2016-6-00 Ahmad Walli Sarhadi Male Occupation test Zabul journalists union Threatened Zaboul interview governor Zabul Governer
2016-10-20 Ahmad Walli Sarhadi Male Occupation test Tolonews Threatened Zaboul Posting a status in facebook Attorney and governor
2016-10-20 Nesar Ahmad Sepand Male Occupation test Shikh Mati radio Threatened Zaboul Unclear Attorney and governor
2016-10-16 Yaqoob Sharafat Male Occupation test RTA Killed Zaboul Unclear Unknown
2016-10-29 Baryali Ghafari Male Occupation test Faryad FM Threatened Zaboul After an interview with Tolo news about the corruption in Farah Farah governor
2016-11-11 Esmatullah Qayel Male Occupation test Zema Radio Beaten Zaboul Returning home from office Unknown
2016-12-1 Lal Jan Afghan Male Occupation test Khabarial.com Injured Zaboul Roadside Mine Taliban
2016-12-1 Najib Pashtoon Male Occupation test Zabul times Injured Zaboul Roadside Mine Taliban
2016-12-1 Qudratullah Himat Male Occupation test Shikh Mati radio Injured Zaboul Roadside Mine Taliban

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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