Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Djamel Ziater


February 17, 1995, in near Oran, Algeria

Ziater, a reporter with the government-run, Arabic-language daily El-Djoumhouria, was shot to death while visiting his mother's grave in the Gdiel Cemetery, about 12 miles (20 kilometers) outside the city of Oran.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

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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