Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Bangladesh

03 February 2017

The local correspondent of the Bangla-language daily Samakal, was shot i n the face while covering clashes between two factions of the ruling party, the Awami League, on Thursday 2 February during which gunshots were fired. ...

25 April 2016

The 40 year-old editor of Bangladesh’s first LGBTIQ magazine Roopbaan and local staffer of USAID, was hacked to death along with his friend, Tanay Fahim, at his residence in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area. ...

23 December 2015

The staff reporter for the Juger Alo daily was hacked to death by unidentified assailants who tied him to a tree in an isolated place in Dharmadas area on Dhaka-Rangpur Highway. ...

08 July 2015

T he 35-year-old correspondent of the Bangla-language Samakal Daily was critically injured in a stabbing attack at his home on July 7. He died from his injuries at a hospital in Dhaka the next day. ...

27 August 2014

The TV host at ‘Channel i‘ where he presented two programmes‘Shantir Pothe and Kafela’ was killed in his own home in East Razabazar, Dhaka. ...

23 May 2014

The reporter of the local Bengali-language newspaper Dainik Mathabhanga was killed by unidentified people and his dismembered body found at a railway station in the southwestern district of Chuadanga, on the border with India, the New York-based ...