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Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Allaoua Ait M'barak

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1997
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Allaoua Ait M'barak, January 1997, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e6494f62.html [accessed 25 July 2014]
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Le Soir d'Algérie
February 11, 1996, in Algiers, Algeria

Allaoua M'barak, Mohamed Dorbane, and Djamel Derraz, journalists with the independent evening daily Le Soir d'Algérie, were killed while working at the Maison de la Presse in Algiers when a car bomb exploded outside the building. Three other daily newspapers whose offices are also in the building were damaged, and at least 15 other people were killed. Islamic militants are thought to be responsible for the attack.

Medium:Print
Job:Print Reporter
Gender:Male
Local or Foreign:Local
Freelance:No
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Impunity:Yes
Taken Captive:No
Tortured:No
Threatened:No

 

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