Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
9
2
4
3
5
1
2
2
33
5
1
2
2
7
3
3
6
7
2
3
5

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

2019 Overview: Takhar

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2019-11-7 Mah - e- now Tv Male Occupation test Unclear Insult Takhar Governor Governor of Takhar province insulted to the employees of Mah -e- now TV and the TV stopped the broadcasting
2019-8-21 Jamshied Kondaly Male Occupation test Bayan shamal Threatened Takhar Erfan barzgar He was threat by Erfan barzgar while he was on the way to his home,
2019-8-21 Erfan Bazgar Male Occupation test Salam Watandar Threatened Takhar Jamshid Kondaly He was threat by Jamshid Kondaly while he was on the way to his home,
2019-6-10 Shafig Pooya Male Occupation test Khursheed Tv Threatened Takhar Police Headquarter Police Headquarter of Takhar invited them and asked them that they must not object about security situation of Takhar Again through media
2019-6-10 Erfan Bazgar Male Occupation test Salmawatandar Threatened Takhar Police Headquarter Police Headquarter of Takhar invited them and asked them that they must not object about security situation of Takhar Again through media
2019-2-25 Najibullah Nazary Male Occupation test Unclear Threatened Takhar Jahadi General Said Eqbal General Said Eqbal threated him to kill him because his an announcement on Mah Nowa TV
2019-2-5 Rahimullah Male Occupation test Hamsada radio Killed Takhar Unknown Unknown persons entered the radio and shot him and killed
2019-2-5 Shafiq Aria Male Occupation test Hamsada Radio Killed Takhar Unknown Unknown persons entered the radio and shot him and killed
2019-1-9 Sadam Hussain Bashash Male Occupation test Aina TV Beaten Takhar Police When he was capturing the bad attitude of police with people, police insult and beat him up in Dash-e-Qala district

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

Top 5 Organizations Experiencing Violence