Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
3
1
3
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10
7
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1

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

2017 Overview: Nengarhar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2017-5-17 Abdul Ghani Male Occupation test RTA Killed Nengarhar Suicide Attack on Nangarhar RTA by ISIS ISIS
2017-5-17 Abdul Latif Male Occupation test RTA Killed Nengarhar Suicide Attack on Nangarhar RTA by ISIS ISIS
2017-5-17 Zainullah Male Occupation test RTA Killed Nengarhar Suicide Attack on Nangarhar RTA by ISIS ISIS
2017-5-17 Mohammad Amir Male Occupation test RTA Killed Nengarhar Suicide Attack on Nangarhar RTA by ISIS ISIS
2017-5-22 Noorullah Shirzad Male Occupation test FP Beaten Nengarhar Returning from Surkh road Disrtict to Jalal Abad City NDS officer
2017-5-22 Anwar Danishiar Male Occupation test FP Beaten Nengarhar Returning from Surkh rod District to Jalal Abad City NDS officer
2017-5-22 Parwiz Romal Male Occupation test Reuters Beaten Nengarhar Returning from Surkh rod District to Jalal Abad City NDS officer

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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