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: 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

2020 Overview: Herat

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2020-8-5 Moh Ebrahim Qaznawi Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Threatened Herat Head of industry office Regarding releasing a report on Coca and Beverage, the head of indastry threat him
2020-8-5 Mohammad Ibrahim Qaznawi Male Occupation test Shamshad TV Threatened Herat Head of indastry office After releasing a report regarding cool beverage Head of indastry office threat him
2020-1-21 Moh Younis Raufi Male Occupation test Faryad Tv Threatened Herat Unknown After releasing a report regarding a terroristic group he was threat by unknown man.
2020-1-16 Women Journalists Female Occupation test Women jounalists of local Radios and TV Insult Herat Deputy of Kabul police Headquarter In a press conference a theologist insulted to the women journalists and did not let them to the meeting.
2020-1-7 Sunam Nikazad Female Occupation test Zandagi Tv Injured Herat Unknown While she was going to her office unknown people attacked on her and wounded her.
2020-1-7 Sunam Nikazad Female Occupation test Zandagi Tv Injured Herat Unknown While she was going to her office unknown people attacked on her and wounded her.

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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