Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Ali Abboud

Radio Chaine 1

January 7, 1995, in Birkhadem, Algeria

Abboud, adjunct editor-in-chief of the state-owned, Arabic-language Radio Chaine 1, was shot in the head by unidentified assailants near his home in Birkhadem, on the southern outskirts of Algiers. He died of his wounds the next day at a military hospital without having regained consciousness.

Medium: Radio

Job: Producer

Beats Covered: 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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