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Bangladesh - Local reporter hacked to death after covering drug ring

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns journalist Jamal Uddin's murder in Sharsha, a subdistrict of the southwestern district of Jessore, on 15 June. A reporter for the Jessore-based Bengali-language newspaper Gramer Kagoj, he was stabbed and hacked to death by a group of men in a market. “It seems highly likely that Uddin's murder was linked to his coverage of local drug rings,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The authorities should investigate this probability with the aim of identifying those (...)

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