Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Djamel Derraz

Le Soir d'Algérie

February 11, 1996, in Algiers, Algeria

Allaoua M'barak, Mohamed Dorbane, and Djamel Derraz, journalists with the independent evening daily Le Soir d'Algérie, were killed while working at the Maison de la Presse in Algiers when a car bomb exploded outside the building. Three other daily newspapers whose offices are also in the building were damaged, and at least 15 other people were killed. Islamic militants are thought to be responsible for the attack.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: War

Gender: Male

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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