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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Khadija Dahmani

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
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Echourouk al-A rabi
December 5, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Dahmani, a reporter for the weekly tabloid Echourouk al-Arabi, was shot dead near her home in Baraki, a stronghold of Islamic fundamentalism in the south of Algiers. She was killed at a bus stop on her way to work. Dahmani was the sixth female journalist killed in Algeria in 1995.

Job:Print Reporter
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Taken Captive:No


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