Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Zineddine Aliou Salah


January 6, 1995, in near Blida, Algeria

Aliou Salah, an investigative reporter for the independent French-language daily Liberté, was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in the late morning as he was leaving his home near Blida, south of Algiers. According to his colleagues, Aliou Salah's name was on a fundamentalist rebel group's death list that was displayed at mosques in Blida.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Corruption, Politics

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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