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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Azzedine Saidj

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Azzedine Saidj, January 1996, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e6494da23.html [accessed 23 December 2014]
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El-Ouma
May 15, 1995, in near Algiers, Algeria

Saidj, former editor-in-chief of the now-defunct independent weekly E- Ouma, was found dead in his car, about 10 miles east of Algiers. His throat had been slit.

Medium:Print
Job:Editor
Beats Covered:Culture, Politics, War
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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