Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Yasmina Drici

Le Soir d'Alégrie

July 10, 1994, in Algiers, Algeria

Drici, a proofreader with the French-language daily Le Soir d'Alégrie, and a friend were stopped by a group of men in police uniforms as they were driving near Drici's home in the Algiers suburb of Rouiba. The journalist objected when the men removed her friend from the car. The men then searched Drici's pocketbook and discovered her press card. Her friend was released. Police found Drici's body with her throat slit the next day.


Medium: Print

Gender: Female

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire

Impunity: Yes

Tortured: No

Threatened: No


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