Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
3
6
1
3
10
1
72
9
5
2
4
10
1
10
17
8

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

2016 Overview: Nengarhar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2016-1-29 Zubair Khaksar Male Occupation test RTA nengarhar Killed Nengarhar worked with media Unknown
2016-5-29 Nematullah Karyab Male Occupation test BBC Local Arrested Nengarhar misunderstanding NDS and US Forces
2016-6-8 Nasratullah Sahibzada Male Occupation test Enekas radio Threatened Nengarhar Unclear Unknown
2016-5-29 Nematullah Karyab Male Occupation test BBC Local Arrested Nengarhar misunderstanding NDS and US Forces
2016-6-8 Nasratullah Sahibzada Male Occupation test Enekas radio Threatened Nengarhar Unclear Unknown
2016-5-29 Nematullah Karyab Male Occupation test BBC Local Arrested Nengarhar misunderstanding NDS and US Forces
2016-6-8 Nasratullah Sahibzada Male Occupation test Enekas radio Threatened Nengarhar Unclear Unknown
2016-11-3 Aziz Watanwal Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Beaten Nengarhar Walking in Jalalabad streets Unknown
2016-11-26 Emal Zahir Male Occupation test Jehan TV Threatened Nengarhar In jalalabad city Police

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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