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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Tabarali Saidaliev

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Tabarali Saidaliev, January 1994, available at: [accessed 23 November 2017]
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Ba Pesh
October 21, 1993, Tajikistan

Saidaliev, editor of Ba Pesh newspaper, was kidnapped on October 21, and his body was found three days later in a cotton field.

The men who kidnapped him were dressed like government security agents.

Beats Covered:Business, Crime, Human Rights, Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Government Officials
Taken Captive:Yes


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