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: 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

2019 Overview: Khost

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2019-9-2 Habib Habib Kamran Male Occupation test Salam Watandar Detained Khost NDS Because he was objected to the present Gani, NDS detained him for a while.
2019-9-2 Ab Rahim Sakandar Male Occupation test Salam Watandar Detained Khost NDS Because he was objected to the present Gani, NDS detained him for a while.
2019-3-15 Sutan Mohammad KhairKha Male Occupation test Zhman Tv Killed Khost Unknown Unknown gunman fired on him in Khost province, he wounded and after 10 hours he lost his live.

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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