14 Journalists Murdered in Bangladesh since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

7% Broadcast reporter
7% Columnist / Commentator
21% Editor
7% Internet reporter/writer
71% Print reporter/writer
7% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

7% Internet
93% Print
7% Radio
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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

Impunity in Murder Cases

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

29% Criminal group
14% Government Officials
50% Political Group
7% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

7% Business
50% Corruption
79% Crime
14% Human Rights
29% Politics
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Freelance

14% 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.


14 Journalists Murdered in Bangladesh

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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