Abdelhaï Beliardouh: Journalist – Algeria (Posthumous) (Integrity Award)

Filed under - Media

Received the Award on 25 May 2003

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Abdelhaï Beliardouh, an investigative journalist for the weekly El Watan in the town of Tébessa, close to the Tunisian border, was writing a series of reports on corruption in cross-border trade. His reports led to his kidnapping and torture by an armed gang. The violence against him drove him to take his own life. He died on 19 November 2002. Beliardouh received the Integrity Award posthumously in 2003.

Country / Territory - Algeria   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Media   |   Organised crime   |   Whistleblowing   
Tags - Investigative journalism   |   Illicit cross-border flows   |   Smuggling   |   Abdelhaï Beliardouh   |   El Watan (Algeria)   

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