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Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Mohamed Dorbane

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1997
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Le Soir d'Algérie
February 11, 1996, in Algiers, Algeria

Allaoua M'barak, Mohamed Dorbane, and Djamel Derraz, journalists with the independent evening daily Le Soir d'Algérie, were killed while working at the Maison de la Presse in Algiers when a car bomb exploded outside the building. Three other daily newspapers whose offices are also in the building were damaged, and at least 15 other people were killed. Islamic militants are thought to be responsible for the attack.

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


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