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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Lahcene Bensaadallah

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Lahcene Bensaadallah, January 1995, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e6494bd23.html [accessed 30 September 2014]
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El-Irshad
October 12, 1994, in Algiers, Algeria

Bensaadallah, director of El-Irshad, a publication affiliated with the moderate Islamist party Hamas, was shot and killed outside his home in Badr, a neighborhood in Algiers.

Medium:Print
Job:Editor
Beats Covered:Politics
Gender:Male
Local or Foreign:Local
Freelance:No
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Impunity:Yes
Taken Captive:No
Tortured:No
Threatened:No

 

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