Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Olimjon Yorasonov
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 1994|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Olimjon Yorasonov, January 1994, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e64949c23.html [accessed 27 December 2014]|
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June or July 1993, Tajikistan
Yorasonov, editor of a regional newspaper in Vakhsh, Khatlon Province, was murdered by members of the People's Front, according to local journalists.
|Local or Foreign:||Local|
|Type of Death:||Murder|
|Suspected Source of Fire:||Paramilitary Group|
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