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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Ameur Ouagueni

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
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Le Matin
August 20, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Ouagueni, head of the international news department at the French-language independent daily Le Matin, was shot in front of his home in Algiers. He died in a hospital later that night.

Beats Covered:Business, Culture, Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:No


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