13 Journalists Murdered in Afghanistan since 1992


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2017

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

31% Broadcast reporter
15% Camera Operator
15% Editor
8% Photographer
31% Print reporter/writer
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Medium *

46% Print
46% Radio
15% Television
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Gender

77% Male
23% Female
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Local / Foreign

46% Local
54% Foreign
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Murder Victims

54% Taken Captive
31% Threatened

Impunity in Murder Cases

69% Complete impunity
31% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

15% Criminal group
8% Local Residents
31% Paramilitary Group
23% Political Group
23% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

8% Crime
8% Human Rights
38% Politics
69% War
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Freelance

15% Freelance
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All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. * May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.


13 Journalists Murdered in Afghanistan

     Terminology explained

Mohammad Nasir Mudasir , Melli Paigham Radio

     December 15, 2016, in Mohammed Agha District, Logar Province, Afghanistan

Abdul Samad Rohani, BBC and Pajhwok Afghan News

     June 7 or 8, 2008, in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan

Zakia Zaki, Sada-i-Sulh

     June 4, 2007, in Parwan province, Afghanistan

Ajmal Naqshbandi, freelance

     April 8, 2007, in Helmand province, Afghanistan

Christian Struwe, freelance

     October 7, 2006, in Baghlan, Afghanistan

Karen Fischer, freelance

     October 7, 2006, in Baghlan, Afghanistan

Ulf Strömberg, TV4

     November 26, 2001, in Taloqan, Afghanistan

Harry Burton, Reuters Television

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Azizullah Haidari, Reuters

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Julio Fuentes, El Mundo

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Maria Grazia Cutuli, Corriere della Serra

     November 19, 2001, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Mahmoud Saremi, Iranian News Agency (IRNA)

     August 8, 1998, in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan

Mirwais Jalil, BBC World Service

     July 29, 1994, in an area near Kabul, Afghanistan