13 Journalists Murdered in Bangladesh since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

23% Broadcast reporter
15% Camera Operator
23% Columnist / Commentator
38% Editor
15% Photographer
15% Internet reporter/writer
77% Print reporter/writer
15% Producer
23% Publisher/Owner
15% Technician
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Medium *

15% Internet
100% Print
23% Radio
15% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

15% Taken Captive
54% Threatened

Impunity in Murder Cases

77% Complete impunity
23% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

38% Criminal group
31% Government Officials
15% Local Residents
15% Military Officials
15% Mob Violence
15% Paramilitary Group
54% Political Group
23% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

23% Business
62% Corruption
92% Crime
15% Culture
23% Human Rights
38% Politics
15% Sports
15% 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 Bangladesh

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Ahmed Rajib Haider, Freelance

     February 15, 2013, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Jamal Uddin, Gramer Kagoj

     June 15, 2012, in Kashipur, Bangladesh

Gautam Das, Samakal

     November 17, 2005, in Faridpur, Bangladesh

Sheikh Belaluddin, Sangram

     February 11, 2005, in Khulna, Bangladesh

Kamal Hossain, Ajker Kagoj

     August 22, 2004, in Manikcchari , Bangladesh

Humayun Kabir, Janmabhumi

     June 27, 2004, in Khulna , Bangladesh

Manik Saha, New Age

     January 15, 2004, in Khulna, Bangladesh

Shukur Hossain, Anirban

     July 5, 2002, in Ula, Bangladesh

Harunur Rashid, Dainik Purbanchal

     March 2, 2002, in Khulna, Bangladesh

Nahar Ali, Anirban

     April 21, 2001, in Khulna, Bangladesh

Shamsur Rahman, Janakantha

     July 16, 2000, in Jessore, Bangladesh

Mir Illias Hossain, Dainik Bir Darpan

     January 15, 2000, in Jhenaidah, Bangladesh

Saiful Alam Mukul, Daily Runner

     August 30, 1998, in Jessore, Bangladesh