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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Ahmed (aka Hakim) Takouchet

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Ahmed (aka Hakim) Takouchet, January 1996, available at: [accessed 21 November 2017]
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Radio Cirta
June 18, 1995, in Constantine, Algeria

Takouchet, a journalist with Radio Cirta, the state-run station based in the eastern city of Constantine, was kidnapped from his home by four men on the night of June 17 and found with his throat slit the next day.

Job:Broadcast Reporter
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:Yes


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