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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Bakhti Benaouda

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Bakhti Benaouda, January 1996, available at: [accessed 2 December 2015]
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May 22, 1995, in Oran, Algeria

Benaouda, a professor of Arabic at Oran University and a frequent contributor to many publications, including the government-run daily El-Djoumhouria, was shot to death in the evening by unknown assailants in the Delmonte quarter of the western city of Oran.

Job:Columnist / Commentator
Beats Covered:Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:No


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