Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
3
2
4
1
1
1
2
2
1
33
3
6
1
1
1
2
2
4
2
1

Province: Badakhshan



Years Count
2011 1
2012 1
2014 1
2015 3
2016 3
2018 2
  • Total Accident: 1050

2015 Overview: Badakhshan

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2015-9-18 Yasa Behroz Male Occupation test Freelance Killed Badakhshan Unclear Unknown
2015-11-28 Munir Hamidi Male Occupation test Mehr TV Threatened Badakhshan filming from distribution of aid to people x provincial council member of Badakhshan
2015-11-29 Kefayatullah Salim Male Occupation test Noorin TV Threatened Badakhshan covering the demonstration 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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