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Photo Credit: -Photo courtesy World Association of Newspapers (FIEJ)

ALLAOUA  AIT M’BARAK

News Organization: LE SOIR D’ALGERIE

Died: 1996

Location: ALGERIA

Died in a Feb. 11 car-bomb blast outside the press center in downtown Algiers that killed 17 others and wounded 52. He was editor-in-chief of his newspaper. Islamic extremists are blamed for the attack on the Tahar Djaout Press Center, named for the first Algerian writer killed in 1993 by Islamic radicals.