Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
1
1
3
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26
1
9
1
3
6

Province: Konar



Years Count
0000 1
2007 1
2009 3
  • Total Accident: 1050

2009 Overview: Konar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2009-1-2 Abdullah Nezami Male Occupation test Al jazeera Kidnapped Konar Filming and Reporting Taliban
2009-5-22 Samer Alavi Male Occupation test Al jazeera Kidnapped Konar Traveling from Kunar to Nuristan province Taliban kidnapped them for 8 hours
2009-0-0 Khati Abdul ahad Male Occupation test guardian Kidnapped Konar Filming and Reporting Taliban

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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