Journalists Killed  |  Pakistan

Mohammed Salahuddin

Takbeer

December 4, 1994, in Karachi, Pakistan

Salahuddin, editor of Urdu-language weekly Takbeer, was fatally shot by two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle. The assailants ambushed him outside the paper's offices. In his editorials, he was very critical of the Mohajir Quami Movement, a Karachi-based party supported by many Muslim migrants from India.

Medium: Print

Job: Editor

Beats Covered: Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No


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