Journalists Killed  |  India

Ghulam Muhammad Lone


August 29, 1994, in Kangan, India

Lone, a newspaper salesman and freelance journalist who contributed to several publications, including the English-language Greater Kashmir, was killed by a group of masked gunmen who also fatally shot his seven-year-old son in their home in Kangan, Kashmir. Lone had reportedly received death threats from a security agent for his coverage of troop movements in Kashmir. Srinagar police attributed the killing to Kashmiri separatists.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Human Rights, Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: Yes

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: Yes

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