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Dag Hammarskjold's murder, 50 years later

  • Greg Poulgrain
    Greg Poulgrain

    Teaches Indonesian history at the University of the Sunshine Coast

Brisbane | Fri, August 4, 2017 | 12:46 pm
Dag Hammarskjold's murder, 50 years later A stamp printed in the US shows the United Nations Headquarters and a portrait of Dag Hammarskjold, second secretary-general of the UN who was killed in a mysterious plane crash in Africa in 1961. (Shutterstock.com/irisphoto1)

PREMIUM This week is the deadline for a full report on the death of Dag Hammarskjold to be handed to the current United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres. Hammarskjold, from Sweden, was a former UN secretary-general killed in a mysterious plane crash in Africa in 1961. After a string of reports over the last 50 years, new evidence led to another UN investigation two years ago by Mohamed Chand...

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