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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Zukhuruddin Suyari

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
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March 1, 1993, in Kurgan-Tiube, Tajikistan

The body of Suyari, a correspondent for the government magazine Todzhikiston, was found in Kurgan-Tiube at the end of March. It is suspected that members of the pro-government National Front may have killed him because he is from the Garm area.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Business, Culture
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Paramilitary Group
Taken Captive:No


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