Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Mohamed Mekati

El-Moudjahid

January 10, 1996, in Ain Naadja, Algeria

Mekati, a correspondent for the government-owned newspaper El-Moudjahid, was shot near his home in Ain Naadja southwest of Algiers January 9. He died the next day.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Politics, War

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No


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