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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Yahia Djamel Benzaghou

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
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March 19, 1994, in Algiers, Algeria

Benzaghou, director of Prime Minister Redha Malek's Press Department and a former reporter for the National Liberation Front daily, El Moudjahid, and the state news agency, Algerian Press Service, was gunned down in Bab El Oued, Algiers, where he lived.

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


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