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Journalists Killed in 2000 - Motive Unconfirmed: Adhir Rai

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 2001
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2000 - Motive Unconfirmed: Adhir Rai, January 2001, available at: [accessed 24 October 2017]
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March 18, 2000, in Deoghar, Jharkand, India

Rai, a freelance journalist, was murdered while on assignment, according to a brief report published in the English-language newspaper The Hin du. In addition to serving as the president of the Deoghar Working Journalists Union, Rai was also a lecturer at a local college, according to the paper.

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