Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Yahia Djamel Benzaghou

March 19, 1994, in Algiers, Algeria

Benzaghou, director of Prime Minister Redha Malek's Press Department and a former reporter for the National Liberation Front daily, El Moudjahid, and the state news agency, Algerian Press Service, was gunned down in Bab El Oued, Algiers, where he lived.


Medium: Print

Job: Editor, Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Politics

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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