Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
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7
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Province: Laghman



Years Count
2007 3
2011 1
2016 1
  • Total Accident: 1050

2007 Overview: Laghman

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2007-1-13 Abdul Muied Hashimi Male Occupation test Pajhwok Threatened Laghman Reporting Governor
2007-1-13 Khan Wali Kamran Male Occupation test Aryana TV Threatened Laghman Reporting Government
2007-11-28 Ehsanullah Shahidzoi Male Occupation test Laghman government Radio Arrested Laghman Reporting Logar NDS

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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