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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Chingiz Fuad-ogly Mustafayev

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Chingiz Fuad-ogly Mustafayev, January 1993, available at: [accessed 21 November 2017]
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June 15, 1992, in Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan

Chingiz Mustafayev, a reporter-photographer for the DR-Press news service, was shot and killed while filming fighting between Azerbaijanis and Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh. Details of his killing were not available. Before his death, Mustafayev had reportedly been gathering information alleging that the Armenian attack on civilians in Khojaly was a provocation by the Azerbaijani National Front to force the resignation of Azerbaijani president Ayaz Mutalibov.

Job:Photographer, Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Human Rights, War
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group


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