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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Mustafa Jeha

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Mustafa Jeha, January 1993, available at: [accessed 21 January 2018]
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January 15, 1992, in East Beirut, Lebanon

Jeha, a writer and former contributor to Al-Amal, a Christian Phalangist paper, was killed by unidentified gunmen while driving his car in the East Beirut suburb of Sabatiyeh. The Shi'ite Muslim writer was an outspoken opponent of fundamentalism and had published works critical of the late Ayatollah Khomeini.

Job:Columnist / Commentator
Beats Covered:Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Taken Captive:No


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