Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
1
1
7
3
3
1
1
23
4
2
1
1
4
2
1
1
1
4

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

2012 Overview: Nengarhar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2012-1-10 Barak Amirzada Male Occupation test Pajhwok Injured Nengarhar filming form an explosion took placed in a shop in Jalalabad Taliban
2012-3-5 Enshad Raghand Male Occupation test safaa radio Beaten Nengarhar on the way office- home unknown individuals
2012-3-5 Abidullah Hasrat Male Occupation test Nin radio Threatened Nengarhar Reporting unknown individuals
2012-7-14 Yasar Sharifi Male Occupation test Kelid radio and weekly Threatened Nengarhar Unclear Security commander of Gushta district, Nangarhar

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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