Journalists Killed  |  Tajikistan

Mohyedin Alempour


December 12, 1995, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Alempour, head of the BBC's Persian Service bureau in Tajikistan, was found dead near the University of Tajikistan in Dushanbe with a bullet wound to his head. Nothing had been stolen from him, even though he was wearing a gold ring and carrying his documents.

Medium: Radio

Job: Producer

Beats Covered: Business, Culture, Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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