Director-General urges investigation into the killing of journalist Hashibur Rahaman Rubel in Bangladesh
Rubel was acting director of the privately owned Kushtiar Khabar newspaper and editor of the privately owned CrimeVisionBD.com news website. Focusing on politics, crime and social issues, he also worked for another private newspaper, Amader Notun Shomoy. He had been missing since 3 July.
UNESCO promotes the safety of journalists through global awareness-raising, capacity building and by coordinating the implementation of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity.
See also: UNESCO observatory of killed journalists
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