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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Unconfirmed: Tokhirjon Azimov

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Unconfirmed: Tokhirjon Azimov, January 1994, available at: [accessed 18 February 2018]
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Maktabi Sovieti
June or July 1993, in an unknown place, Tajikistan

Azimov, a reporter at the state-owned, Tajik-language magazine Maktabi Sovieti, disappeared in June or July 1993. Tajik opposition sources in Russia and the United States say he was killed by one of several small paramilitary groups loosely affiliated with the People's Front.

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