Jagjit Saikia

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: India

February 10, 2009 12:32 AM ET

A series of coordinated terrorist attacks that struck more than a dozen locations in the commercial capital, Mumbai, killing more than 170 and wounding hundreds, shocked the world and punctuated a year of growing tension and risk. Witnesses became...

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Journalist shot and killed in Assam

November 24, 2008 5:24 PM ET

New York, November 24, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the loss of journalist Jagjit Saikia, who was shot dead in northeastern Indian state of Assam on Saturday....

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Jagjit Saikia

November 20, 2008 12:55 PM ET

Unidentified assailants shot Saikia several times at point-blank range near his office in the town of Kokrajhar in the northeastern state of Assam, according to news reports and a local journalists' representative. Saikia worked as district correspondent for the vernacular...

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