Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Rabah Zenati

Algerian State Television

August 3, 1993, in Algiers, Algeria

Zenati, a reporter for Algerian State Television, was killed by unknown assailants on August 3 outside his parents' home in a suburb of Algiers. Some reports have attributed Zenati's murder to statements he made on television while covering a march against terrorism that took place on March 22. According to one report, family members said that Zenati had received death threats in the mail from members of an Islamic resistance movement.


Medium: Television

Job: Broadcast Reporter

Beats Covered: Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: Yes


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