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: Takhar



Years Count
0000 1
2011 4
2012 7
2013 3
2014 1
2015 4
2016 6
2018 5
2019 9
2020 1
2021 1
  • Total Accident: 1050

2018 Overview: Takhar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2018-10-13 Mohmmad Asif Hakimi Male Occupation test Freelance Killed Takhar Unknown In an explosion at Rustaq district of Takhar during election campaign
2018-6-5 Merajuddin Sharifi Male Occupation test RTA Beaten Takhar Civil society head (zaman Khan) In a meeting with the journalists and civil society activests
2018-4-30 Wahid Ahmad Wahidi Male Occupation test Omed Farda TV Beaten Takhar Police When police was beaten up his colleagues, he prevented but beaten by police as well
2018-4-30 Mehrullah Male Occupation test Omed Farda TV Beaten Takhar Police Police wanted to observe the TV without any offical document, he capture the scene
2018-3-26 Jamshid Kendali Male Occupation test Bayan shamal Threatened Takhar Provential council chief and deputy governor of takhar When a person try to kill him self and sentenced the takhar provential council chief and deputy governor, he released the news to they threated him

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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