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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Mohammed Hussein Navab

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Mohammed Hussein Navab, January 1995, available at: [accessed 25 November 2017]
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August 30, 1994, in Mostar, Bosnia

Navab, a correspondent for the Tehran daily Keyhan, was killed in Mostar by gunmen. He disappeared on August 28, and his body was discovered on September 5. A coroner determined that he died on August 30. A fact-finding mission sent to Mostar by the Iranian government concluded that Croat militiamen abducted and killed Navab.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:War
Local or Foreign:Foreign
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Paramilitary Group
Taken Captive:Yes


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