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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 3 September 2014]
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Hind Samachar
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.

Medium:Print
Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Business, Culture, Politics
Gender:Male
Local or Foreign:Local
Freelance:Yes
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Impunity:Yes
Taken Captive:No
Tortured:No
Threatened:No

 

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