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First name:  Askhat

Last name:  Sharipzhanov

  • Gender:  Male
  • Media outlet:  Navigator
  • Type of media:  online
  • Born:  Kazakhstan

  • Died:  20 July 2004 Kazakhstan
  • War zone:  no

Knocked down in the street at night as he left his offices on 16 July. The driver helped him but he died of a brain haemorrhage five days later. A few hours before, he had interviewed ex-information minister Altynbek Sarsenbayev and another leading opponent of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. His editor said the interview notes had vanished from his computer along with his tape-recorder.

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