'I Really Feel as if I've Vanished' : Algeria: An editor writes to his terrorist assassins. Thirty-three journalists have been assassinated in Algeria since May, 1993. In a report being released today, the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists calls the killings part of a campaign by Islamic radicals to eliminate secular intellectuals. and Among the victims was SAID MEKBEL, editor in chief of the daily Le
Matin in Algiers. Following is an excerpt from a column he wrote a few weeks before he was killed Dec. 3.