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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Youcef Sebti

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Youcef Sebti, January 1993, available at: [accessed 21 January 2018]
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December 27, 1992, in El Harrach, Algeria

Sebti, a poet and freelance journalist, was murdered at night in his room at the National Institute for Agronomy in El Harrach, where he taught and resided. He was found the next morning with his throat slit and, according to one report, two bullets in his abdomen. Sebti frequently contributed to Algerian publications, including the independent daily El-Watan.

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


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