Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan (2001 - Present)
Circle size indicates number of incidents.
9
2
4
3
5
1
2
2
33
5
1
2
2
7
3
3
6
7
2
3
5

Province: Faryab



Years Count
2007 1
2008 1
2012 3
2015 1
2018 1
2019 4
2020 1
2021 2
  • Total Accident: 1050

2019 Overview: Faryab

Date Full Name Gender Occupation Organization Incident Type Province Reason Suspected Attacker
2019-11-10 Qotbudin Kohi Male Occupation test pajhwok news agency Kidnapped Faryab Taliban He was detained on way of Faryab to Balkh and released right after 24 hours of detainment
2019-11-10 Qotbudin Kohi Male Occupation test pajhwok news agency Kidnapped Faryab Taliban He was detained on way of Faryab to Balkh and released right after 24 hours of detainment
2019-10-11 Hamed Ahmadi Male Occupation test Bahar radio captivity Faryab Taliban He was detained on way of Faryab to Balkh and released right after 24 hours of detainment
2019-5-13 Ayoub Amini Male Occupation test Ayena Beaten Faryab Soldier While he was capturing Photos, Soldier beaten him

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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