Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Nacer Ouari

Algerian State Television

February 1, 1995, in Sidi Moussa, Algeria

Ouari, a journalist with state-run Algerian State Television who produced a weekly news program for the hearing-impaired, was killed in the morning near his home in Sidi Moussa, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) southeast of Algiers. One week earlier, the radical Armed Islamic Group (GIA) had issued a press release threatening to execute all journalists working for television and radio.

Medium: Television

Job: Producer

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: Yes

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