Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
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15
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7
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Province: Nengarhar



Years Count
2001 4
2006 1
2007 4
2008 1
2012 4
2013 4
2014 4
2015 3
2016 9
2017 7
2018 7
2019 5
2020 1
2021 4
  • Total Accident: 1050

2007 Overview: Nengarhar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2007-1-5 Lal Padshah Azmoon Male Occupation test Radio Ashna Threatened Nengarhar Reporting Taliban
2007-1-14 Tawab Neyazy Male Occupation test Freelance Arrested Nengarhar Face to face interview with Taliban spokesperson Government
2007-2-4 Rahamat Gol Male Occupation test A.P Threatened Nengarhar Reporting on suicide attack CFC coalition forces
2007-2-4 Parwiz Nawid Male Occupation test Aryana TV Threatened Nengarhar Reporting from a suicide attack CFC coalition forces

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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