Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
2
3
2
4
1
1
21
4
6
2
2
6
2

Province: Khost



Years Count
2005 1
2006 1
2007 1
2009 3
2011 3
2013 2
2014 2
2016 1
2018 1
2019 3
  • Total Accident: 1050

2013 Overview: Khost

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2013-5-0 Naqibullah Matoonwal Male Occupation test Khost killid radio Threatened Khost Unclear Khost Killid radio
2013-5-0 Mohammad Rasool Aadel Male Occupation test Aryana TV Threatened Khost Unclear MP Kamal Naser Osooly.

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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