Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Khadija Dahmani

Echourouk al-Arabi

December 5, 1995, in Algiers, Algeria

Dahmani, a reporter for the weekly tabloid Echourouk al-Arabi, was shot dead near her home in Baraki, a stronghold of Islamic fundamentalism in the south of Algiers. She was killed at a bus stop on her way to work. Dahmani was the sixth female journalist killed in Algeria in 1995.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: War

Gender: Female

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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