Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
2
1
4
1
1
7
1
2
3
36
1
6
1
1
2
2
3

Province: Baghlan



Years Count
2005 1
2006 2
2007 3
2009 1
2010 1
2011 2
2013 4
2015 1
2016 3
2017 3
2018 1
2019 5
2020 7
2021 1
  • Total Accident: 1050

2020 Overview: Baghlan

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2020-4-23 Najibaullah Mohseni Male Occupation test Unclear Beaten Baghlan Security forces On the way back to home from his office Security forces beaten him
2020-4-23 Raz Mohammad Raz Male Occupation test Pajhwok Beaten Baghlan Security forces On the way back to home from his office Security forces beaten him
2020-7-7 Aziza Mohammadi Female Occupation test Radio Choonqar Beaten Baghlan Unknown When she was going to his office, gunmen Smuggler beaten up him and stole her telephone
2020-7-21 Radio Adeeb Male Occupation test Radio station Explosion Baghlan Unknown A Chip pomp was exploded and distroied readio station due to this explosion
2020-8-11 Radio Arman Shar Male Occupation test Radio station Explosion Baghlan Unknown A Chip pomp was exploded and distroied readio station due to this explosion
2020-8-11 Radio Arman Shar Male Occupation test Radio Arman Shar Explosion Baghlan Unknown A Chip pomp was exploded and distroied readio station due to this explosion
2020-2-23 Raz Mohammad Raz Male Occupation test Pajhwok Insult Baghlan Guard of Governor When he wanted to recode his report, head guard of governot thread and insulted 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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