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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Mohamed Abderrahmani

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Mohamed Abderrahmani, January 1996, available at: [accessed 24 October 2017]
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March 27, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Abderrahmani, director of the government-run, French-language daily El-Moudjahid, was killed after unidentified assailants sprayed his car with bullets when he stopped at a traffic light on his way to work. Abderrahmani died of his wounds before arriving at the hospital.

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


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