Kaddour Bouselham

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Bouselham, a correspondent with the government-controlled daily Horizons, was kidnapped in Hacine, in the Mascara district in Western Algeria on Oct. 29, 1994. Bouselham, who had been living in a tent since an earthquake destroyed his home in August, was abducted by a group of about 50 armed men. CPJ wrote to the Algerian government urging the authorities to do their utmost to locate Bouselham. His whereabouts are unknown, and no one has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping.