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Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Mohammad Quamruzzaman

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1997
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Mohammad Quamruzzaman, January 1997, available at: [accessed 17 January 2018]
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Neel Sagar
February 19, 1996, in Nilphamari, Bangladesh

Quamruzzaman, a reporter for the weekly newspaper Neel Sagar, was fatally shot by security officers while covering their crackdown on a violent protest against election results in the northern town of Nilphamari.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Dangerous Assignment
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials


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