Journalists Killed  |  Lebanon

Mustafa Jeha


January 15, 1992, in East Beirut, Lebanon

Jeha, a writer and former contributor to Al-Amal, a Christian Phalangist paper, was killed by unidentified gunmen while driving his car in the East Beirut suburb of Sabatiyeh. The Shi'ite Muslim writer was an outspoken opponent of fundamentalism and had published works critical of the late Ayatollah Khomeini.

Medium: Print

Job: Columnist / Commentator

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: No

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