Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Smail Yefsah

Algerian State Television

October 18, 1993, in Algiers, Algeria

Yefsah, assistant news director of Algerian State Television, was stabbed and then shot to death outside his home in Bab Ezzouar, in Algiers. Algerian newspapers held a one-day strike after his murder to protest the ongoing terror campaign against journalists.


Medium: Television

Job: Producer

Beats Covered: Human Rights

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: No


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