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Journalists Killed in 2002 - Motive Unconfirmed: Syed Farroque Ahmed

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 2003
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Pubali Barta
August 3, 2002, in Srimangal, Bangladesh

Police found the mutilated body of Ahmed, 50, on August 3, more than two months after he had disappeared, according to the press freedom groups Reporters Sans Frontières and the Bangladesh Center for Development Journalism and Communication (BCDJC). Ahmed was editor of the local Bengali-language publication Pubali Barta, published in the southeastern town of Srimangal. Police had no leads in the case, according to the BCDJC.

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