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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Zineddine Aliou Salah

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
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January 6, 1995, in near Blida, Algeria

Aliou Salah, an investigative reporter for the independent French-language daily Liberté, was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in the late morning as he was leaving his home near Blida, south of Algiers. According to his colleagues, Aliou Salah's name was on a fundamentalist rebel group's death list that was displayed at mosques in Blida.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Corruption, Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Taken Captive:No


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