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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Rabah Zenati

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
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Algerian State Television
August 3, 1993, in Algiers, Algeria

Zenati, a reporter for Algerian State Television, was killed by unknown assailants on August 3 outside his parents' home in a suburb of Algiers. Some reports have attributed Zenati's murder to statements he made on television while covering a march against terrorism that took place on March 22. According to one report, family members said that Zenati had received death threats in the mail from members of an Islamic resistance movement.

Job:Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered:Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Taken Captive:No


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