Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
3
1
3
3
1
10
7
2
1

Province: Balkh



Years Count
2008 1
2010 1
2011 2
2012 3
2013 2
2014 1
2015 1
2016 1
2017 3
2018 5
2019 2
2020 4
2021 3
  • Total Accident: 1050

2017 Overview: Balkh

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2017-4-21 Aziz Karimi Male Occupation test 1 TV chanel Threatened Balkh After attack on 209 Shaheen in Mazar he went to interview be detained for 30 minutes ANA
2017-3-21 Bashir Ataaey Male Occupation test Ariana News Beaten Balkh Reporting from Nawroz Police
2017-3-21 Walid Sediqi Male Occupation test Ariana News Beaten Balkh Reporting from Nawroz Police

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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