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First name:  Zakia

Last name:  Zaki

  • Gender:  Female
  • Job:  Managing editor
  • Media outlet:  Sada-e-Sulh
  • Type of media:  radio
  • Born:  Afghanistan

  • Died:  5 June 2007 Afghanistan
  • Targeted? yes


Shot seven times in front of his two-year-old son by two men who broke into his home in Jabalussaraj at night. He boasted that his radio station, the only independent one in Parwan province and focusing on human rights and education, was a place where everyone dared to say what they thought.

  • Member of Constituent Assembly.
    Tells Reporters Without Borders delegation she has received death threats from several Mujahideen chiefs.
    Openly criticised Afghan warlords and the Taliban.
    School headmistress in Jabalussaraj.


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