Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Youcef Sebti


December 27, 1992, in El Harrach, Algeria

Sebti, a poet and freelance journalist, was murdered at night in his room at the National Institute for Agronomy in El Harrach, where he taught and resided. He was found the next morning with his throat slit and, according to one report, two bullets in his abdomen. Sebti frequently contributed to Algerian publications, including the independent daily El-Watan.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Corruption, Human Rights, Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: Yes

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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