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Journalists Killed in 2012 - Motive Confirmed: Razzaq Gul

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date 18 December 2012
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2012 - Motive Confirmed: Razzaq Gul, 18 December 2012, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/5107a0a936.html [accessed 27 August 2014]
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Express News TV
May 19, 2012, in Turbat, Pakistan

Gul, 35, a senior reporter with Express News TV station in Turbat city in the Kech District of Baluchistan, was abducted near his home on the evening of May 18, according to news reports. His body was found the next day with several bullet wounds and marks that indicated he had been tortured, his family told local journalists.

Gul was a member of the Baluch National Movement, a nationalist political organization, and was the secretary of the Press Club of Turbat, according to news reports. His colleagues at the club told Express News TV that Gul had not mentioned receiving any threats. No group claimed responsibility for the death.

Medium:Television
Job:Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered:Politics, War
Gender:Male
Local or Foreign:Local
Freelance:No
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Impunity:Yes
Taken Captive:Yes
Tortured:Yes
Threatened:No
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