Journalists Killed  |  Pakistan

Mohammad Samdani Warsi


December 6, 1994, in Karachi, Pakistan

Samdani, business manager of the Urdu-language daily Parcham, was shot and killed by unknown gunmen at the newspaper's office. The assailants were looking for Parcham's editor but turned on Samdani when they failed to find their original target. The paper's editorial policy supported the Mohajir Quami Movement.

Medium: Print

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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