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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Pirimkul Sattori

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Pirimkul Sattori, January 1994, available at: [accessed 18 October 2017]
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May 28, 1993, in Kurgan-Tiube, Tajikistan

Sattori, a correspondent for the Kurgan-Tiube newspaper Khatlon, was arrested by unidentified persons in military uniform. Several days later, his body was found in a cotton field. The motive for his killing is unknown.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials
Taken Captive:Yes


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