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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Saidmurod Yerov

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Saidmurod Yerov, January 1994, available at: [accessed 9 October 2015]
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January 1993, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Yerov, executive director of Farkhang magazine, was arrested by National Front members in January 1993. His body was reportedly found in a mass grave in Dushanbe on February 2.

Job:Editor, Publisher / Owner
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Paramilitary Group
Taken Captive:Yes


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