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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Mohammed Salahuddin

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Mohammed Salahuddin, January 1995, available at: [accessed 22 February 2018]
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December 4, 1994, in Karachi, Pakistan

Salahuddin, editor of Urdu-language weekly Takbeer, was fatally shot by two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle. The assailants ambushed him outside the paper's offices. In his editorials, he was very critical of the Mohajir Quami Movement, a Karachi-based party supported by many Muslim migrants from India.

Beats Covered:Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Taken Captive:No


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