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Photo Credit: - Photo courtesy Nayeemul Islam Khan

SAIFUL ALAM MUKUL

News Organization: RUNNER

Died: 1998

Location: BANGLADESH

Shot by unidentified assailants Aug. 30 as he was riding home in a rickshaw near the town of Jessore. He was editor of the Bengali-language daily newspaper which had recently published a series of articles denouncing outlawed Maoist guerrillas operating near Jessore. His father, the newspaper's founder, was arrested and died while in custody in 1983.