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

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

2015 Overview: Herat

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2015-2-16 not mentioned Male Occupation test Nab TV Beaten Herat Unclear Unknown
2015-2-16 not mentioned Male Occupation test Nab TV Beaten Herat Unclear Unknown
2015-2-6 Sayed Elias Mosavi Male Occupation test Esteqlal TV Beaten Herat Reporting Unknown
2015-2-6 Jamshid Hakak Male Occupation test Asia TV Beaten Herat on the way home Police
2015-4-12 Khalil Amiri Male Occupation test Faryad Tv Beaten Herat Reporting Police
2015-12-19 Salim Muqimi Male Occupation test Chekad TV Injured Herat Unclear Unknown

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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