15 Journalists Killed in Bangladesh since 1992/Motive Confirmed


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

27% Broadcast reporter
20% Camera Operator
27% Columnist / Commentator
40% Editor
20% Photographer
20% Internet reporter/writer
80% Print reporter/writer
20% Producer
27% Publisher/Owner
20% Technician
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Medium *

20% Internet
100% Print
27% Radio
20% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

14% Taken Captive
50% Threatened

Type of Death

7% Dangerous Assignment
93% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

79% Complete impunity
21% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

43% Criminal group
36% Government Officials
21% Local Residents
21% Military Officials
21% Mob Violence
21% Paramilitary Group
57% Political Group
29% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

27% Business
60% Corruption
87% Crime
20% Culture
27% Human Rights
47% Politics
20% Sports
20% War
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Freelance

13% 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.


15 Journalists Killed in Bangladesh/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Sadrul Alam Nipul, Dainik Mathabhanga

     May 21, 2014, in Chuadanga, Bangladesh

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

Mohammad Quamruzzaman, Neel Sagar

     February 19, 1996, in Nilphamari, Bangladesh



7 Journalists Killed in Bangladesh/Motive Unconfirmed

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Shah Alam Sagar, Oporadh Domon

     March 2, 2014, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Meherun Runi, ATN Bangla Television

     February 11, 2012, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Golam Mustofa Sarowar, Maasranga Television

     February 11, 2012, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Diponkar Chakrabarty, Durjoy Bangla

     October 2, 2004, in Sherpur, Bangladesh

Syed Farroque Ahmed, Pubali Barta

     August 3, 2002, in Srimangal, Bangladesh

Ahsan Ali, Freelancer

     July 20, 2001, in Rupganj, Bangladesh

S.M. Alauddin, Ogrodoot

     June 19, 1996, in Satkhira, Bangladesh