Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Mohamed Mekati
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 1997|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Mohamed Mekati, January 1997, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e6494fc23.html [accessed 1 March 2015]|
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January 10, 1996, in Ain Naadja, Algeria
Mekati, a correspondent for the government-owned newspaper El-Moudjahid, was shot near his home in Ain Naadja southwest of Algiers January 9. He died the next day.
|Beats Covered:||Politics, War|
|Local or Foreign:||Local|
|Type of Death:||Murder|
|Suspected Source of Fire:||Unknown Fire|
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