Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
2
3
2
4
1
1
21
4
6
2
2
6
2

Province: Herat



Years Count
0000 1
2006 8
2007 3
2008 5
2009 9
2010 1
2011 4
2012 2
2013 6
2014 2
2015 6
2016 5
2017 2
2018 6
2019 1
2020 6
  • Total Accident: 1050

2013 Overview: Herat

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2013-3-21 Ali Asghar Yaqoobi Male Occupation test Mozhda radio Injured Herat Unclear unknown individuals
2013-4-12 Nazir Reha Male Occupation test Asia TV Beaten Herat Unclear unknown individuals
2013-4-20 Aatifa Ghafoori Female Occupation test 1 TV chanel Insult Herat Unclear director of the training and reform center
2013-6-20 Jawid Azizi Male Occupation test Nedai subh Radio Threatened Herat Unclear Ghoryan districtor and elders
2013-9-15 ShahPor Saber Male Occupation test Azadi radio Beaten Herat Unclear Security Troops
2013-9-15 Khalil Ahmad Noori Male Occupation test Ashna Radio and TV Beaten Herat Unclear Security Troops

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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