Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
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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

2021 Overview: Nengarhar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2021-2-27 Aziz Watanwal Male Occupation test Khurshid Tv Arrested Nengarhar While covering report about the injured in hospital In order of governor
2021-3-2 Mursal wadedi Female Occupation test Dubing department Killed Nengarhar While going home from office Unknown
2021-3-2 Shahnaz Female Occupation test Dubing department Killed Nengarhar While going home from office Unknown
2021-3-2 Sadia Female Occupation test Dubing department Killed Nengarhar While going home from office Unknown

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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