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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: [accessed 29 November 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.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Politics, War
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:No


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