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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Ali Abboud

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Ali Abboud, January 1996, available at: [accessed 28 November 2015]
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Radio Chaine 1
January 7, 1995, in Birkhadem, Algeria

Abboud, adjunct editor-in-chief of the state-owned, Arabic-language Radio Chaine 1, was shot in the head by unidentified assailants near his home in Birkhadem, on the southern outskirts of Algiers. He died of his wounds the next day at a military hospital without having regained consciousness.

Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:No


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