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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Malika Sabour

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Malika Sabour, January 1996, available at: [accessed 17 October 2017]
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Echourouk al-Arabi
May 21, 1995, in Reghaia, Algeria

Sabour, a cultural reporter for the independent Arabic-language weekly Echourouk al-Arabi and a contributor to a number of arts reviews, was shot to death by three men disguised as police officers at her family home in Reghaia, about 15 miles east of Algiers.

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


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