Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Bhola Nath Masoom
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 1994|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Bhola Nath Masoom, January 1994, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e64948eb.html [accessed 31 August 2014]|
|Disclaimer||This is not a UNHCR publication. UNHCR is not responsible for, nor does it necessarily endorse, its content. Any views expressed are solely those of the author or publisher and do not necessarily reflect those of UNHCR, the United Nations or its Member States.|
January 31, 1993, in Rajpura, India
Masoom, a stringer for Hind Samachar and president of the Punjab and Chandigarh Journalist's Council, was shot by two suspected militants near his home in the town of Rajpura. He died the same day.
|Beats Covered:||Business, Culture, Politics|
|Local or Foreign:||Local|
|Type of Death:||Murder|
|Suspected Source of Fire:||Political Group|
Copyright notice: © Committee to Protect Journalists. All rights reserved. Articles may be reproduced only with permission from CPJ.