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: 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

2019 Overview: Zaboul

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2019-8-17 Abdul Qayoum Ajaz Male Occupation test Zabul Weekly Threatened Zaboul Head of Women's Affairs While he was distributing Zabul Weekly, Head of Women's affairs threat him
2019-6-9 Sakhi Blooch Male Occupation test National TV Killed Zaboul Unknown Unknown

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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