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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Saïd Tazrout

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
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Le Matin
September 3, 1995, in Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria

Tazrout, Tizi-Ouzou bureau chief for the French-language daily Le Matin, was shot to death by two unknown gunmen outside his home in Tizi-Ouzou, capital of the Kabylie Region.

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


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