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Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Unconfirmed: S.M. Alauddin

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1997
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June 19, 1996, in Satkhira, Bangladesh

Alauddin, editor of the weekly Ogrodoot and a former member of Parliament for the governing Awami League in Satkhira, was fatally shot while in his office. Police attributed the murder to a political feud but did not provide details.

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