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: Ghazni



Years Count
2007 2
2008 1
2010 1
2011 4
2012 2
2014 2
2015 2
2016 10
2018 10
2019 3
  • Total Accident: 1050

2019 Overview: Ghazni

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2019-9-29 Rahmatullah nekzad Male Occupation test Al jazeera Injured Ghazni Unknown on the way back to him offcie unknown gunman fired on him and he wounded.
2019-7-15 Ramez Azimi Male Occupation test Radio Sama Threatened Ghazni Taliban Taliban threated him because he is working as Journalist
2019-2-13 Abdul Wahab Faizi Male Occupation test Sanie Monthly prees Threatened Ghazni Taliban Taliban threated him to leave press activities in Ghazni

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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