16 Journalists Killed in Bangladesh since 1992/Motive Confirmed


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2015

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

6% Broadcast reporter
6% Columnist / Commentator
19% Editor
13% Internet reporter/writer
75% Print reporter/writer
6% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

13% Internet
94% 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

13% Taken Captive
53% Threatened

Type of Death

6% Dangerous Assignment
94% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

80% Complete impunity
20% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

25% Criminal group
13% Government Officials
6% Military Officials
50% Political Group
6% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

6% Business
44% Corruption
69% Crime
6% Culture
19% Human Rights
38% Politics
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Freelance

19% 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.


16 Journalists Killed in Bangladesh/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

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

Mohammad Quamruzzaman, Neel Sagar

     February 19, 1996, in Nilphamari, Bangladesh



8 Journalists Killed in Bangladesh/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Nurul Islam Faruqi, Channel i Television

     August 27, 2014, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

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