Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
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33
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7
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7
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5

Province: Paktia



Years Count
2012 4
2018 1
2019 7
  • Total Accident: 1050

2019 Overview: Paktia

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2019-9-6 Rauf Zaheen Male Occupation test Pashtoon Qak Kidnapped Paktia Taliban "While he was traveling to Paktika ha was kidnapped by Taliban. "
2019-9-6 Abdul Abdul Wahab Male Occupation test Yaran Radio Kidnapped Paktia Taliban "While he was traveling to Paktika ha was kidnapped by Taliban. "
2019-9-6 Tariq Zaki Male Occupation test Mile Tv Kidnapped Paktia Taliban "While he was traveling to Paktika ha was kidnapped by Taliban. "
2019-9-6 Jamaludeen Alham Male Occupation test Miwand Radio Kidnapped Paktia Taliban "While he was traveling to Paktika ha was kidnapped by Taliban. "
2019-9-6 Asdullah Sami Male Occupation test Yaran Radio Kidnapped Paktia Taliban "While he was traveling to Paktika ha was kidnapped by Taliban. "
2019-9-6 Khairudeen Zaki Male Occupation test Killed Kidnapped Paktia Taliban "While he was traveling to Paktika ha was kidnapped by Taliban. "
2019-7-13 Nader Shah Sahebzada Male Occupation test Gardiz Gach Radio Killed Paktia Unknown He was disappeared on 12/7/2019 a day later his dead body was found far from Gardiz City.

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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