17 Journalists Murdered in Bangladesh since 1992


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2015

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

6% Broadcast reporter
6% Columnist / Commentator
18% Editor
24% Internet reporter/writer
71% Print reporter/writer
6% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

24% Internet
88% Print
6% Radio
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

94% Local
6% Foreign
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Murder Victims

12% Taken Captive
59% Threatened

Impunity in Murder Cases

82% Complete impunity
18% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

24% Criminal group
12% Government Officials
59% Political Group
6% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

6% Business
41% Corruption
65% Crime
18% Culture
29% Human Rights
41% Politics
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Freelance

29% 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.


17 Journalists Murdered in Bangladesh

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Ananta Bijoy Das, Freelance

     May 12, 2015, in Sylhet, Bangladesh

Washiqur Rahman Babu, Freelance

     March 30, 2015, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Avijit Roy, Freelance

     February 26, 2015, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

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