Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
2
1
5
5
1
1
1
1
1
1
43
7
6
2
1
1
1
10
3
1
1
10

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

2018 Overview: Nengarhar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2018-12-6 Eng. Zalmail's driver Male Occupation test Inekas tv Killed Nengarhar Unknown Unknown people killed his Driver and kidnapped himself at Nengarhar
2018-12-6 Engineer Zalmai Male Occupation test Inekas tv Kidnapped Nengarhar Unknown Unknown people killed his Driver and kidnapped himself at Nengarhar
2018-10-10 Elhamuddin Elham Male Occupation test Haqiqat radio Threatened Nengarhar Unknown Mine explosion next to his house
2018-5-18 Hedayatullah Zaheer Male Occupation test Safa radio Killed Nengarhar Unknown In some explosions in a cricket match in Jalalabad
2018-5-18 Mubariz Atal Male Occupation test Safa radio Injured Nengarhar Unknown In some explosions in a cricket match in Jalalabad
2018-5-18 Qarar Azizi Male Occupation test Safa radio Injured Nengarhar Unknown In some explosions in a cricket match in Jalalabad
2018-5-18 Qarar Azizi Male Occupation test Safa radio Injured Nengarhar Unknown In some explosions in a cricket match in Jalalabad

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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