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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Adil Bunyatov

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
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Reuters TV and Turan News Agency
March 17, 1995, in Baku, Azerbaijan

Bunyatov, a cameraman for Reuters TV and the Turan News Agency, was killed while filming an attack by Azerbaijani government troops on the headquarters of a rebel police unit on the outskirts of the capital, Baku. A report by the Turan News Agency said government censorship introduced in the wake of the rebellion prevented opposition newspapers and the independent media from revealing any details about Bunyatov's death.

Job:Camera Operator
Beats Covered:War
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials


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