Ferhat Cherkit

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Cherkit, adjunct editor-in-chief of the government-run daily El Moudjahid, was shot and killed in downtown Algiers, not far from the paper's headquarters. It is believed that he was targeted for assassination by armed Islamic militants, from whom he had been receiving threats.


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