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Education figures belie facts

Education figures belie facts Algeria Interface, October 2002 Ostensibly statistics show profound official commitment to schooling in Algeria. The true picture, though, is one of overcrowded classrooms, high...

Sidelined youth has no choice but to riot

Sidelined youth has no choice but to riot Algeria Interface, June 21, 2002 Daho Djerbal, history lecturer at the University of Algiers and director of the review, NAQD,...

Parents demand the truth into Serkadji prison

Parents demand the truth into Serkadji prison Algeria Interface, May 25, 2002 Algiers, 28/05/02 – In the spate of fires that ravaged Algeria’s prisons in April one was...

Escalation in « political » arrests

Escalation in « political » arrests Algeria Interface, May 25, 2002 As arrests of demonstrators, protesters and human rights activists vague continue to swell, there are growing fears of an...

Draft reveals sweeping privatisation plans

Draft reveals sweeping privatisation plans Algeria Interface, April 23, 2002 Algeria Interface has obtained a copy of privatisation plans that go far beyond those for which former Privatisation...

Only the women survive

Only the women survive Algeria Interface, March 22, 2002 Since the death of feared GIA leader, Antar Zouabri, the only surviving Zouabris are the womenfolk. His mother and...

Relizane mass graves affair a test case

Relizane mass graves affair a test case Algeria Interface, March 21, 2002 A human rights campaigner who denounced atrocities in the town of Relizane is to be jailed...

A Look-back in anger

A Look-back in anger Algeria Interface, March 22, 2002 The Mass Graves of Relizane Affair is the story of a local official’s reign of terror and one man’s...

The army: Friends of the scorched earth

The army: Friends of the scorched earth Algeria Interface, 25 January 2002 Bainem Forest outside Algiers is an ecological disaster zone that grimly illustrates the toll civil strife...

Algerian freed as Blunkett stops case

Algerian freed as Blunkett stops case Crown evidence in extradition cases questioned Richard Norton-Taylor, The Guardian, February 16, 2002 http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,,651252,00.html David Blunkett yesterday stopped the extradition of an...

HRW’s 2002 world report on Algeria

HRW’s 2002 world report on Algeria US-based rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW), says that although Algerian rights violations continued to abate, continue they did. www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=17&lng=e.htm Algiers, 17/01/02...

Out of the dark, into the courts

Out of the dark, into the courts The Dirty War 1992-2000 Index on Censorship, 27.07.2002 http://www.indexonline.org/en/news/articles/2002/3/out-of-the-dark-into-the-courts.shtml The Algerian establishment usually ignores widespread allegations of human rights abuses by...

A Damning Indictment of Torture

A Damning Indictment of Torture Algeria Interface, June 28, 2002 « Dans les geôles de Nezzar » (In the Gaols of Nezzar) is a student’s account of his own experience...

Middle classes in hock

Middle classes in hock Algeria Interface, September 27, 2001 Rampant poverty has now spread to the middle classes. Nowhere is their plight more graphically illustrated than at the...

How Britain betrayed me

How Britain betrayed me Jason Burke, chief reporter, The Observer – Sunday February 18, 2001 British security services ordered illegal burglaries in Muslim places of worship to gather...

Rank Defence

Rank Defence Powerful former general, Khaled Nezzar, gave an orthodox defence of the army at a public conference in Paris. www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=236&lng=e.htm Paris, 26/04/01 – The visit to Paris...

Letter alleges muder by militia mayor

Letter alleges muder by militia mayor A letter to an independent human rights’ group has raised hopes of bringing before the courts a militia leader and local politician...

Mission improbable

Mission improbable www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=224&lng=e.htm Algeria’s Minister for Religious Affairs believes proselytising Protestants pose a threat to regional unity. Algiers, 05/04/01 – In an interview to the weekly supplement of...

« Hogra » is the lot of all youg Algerians

« Hogra » is the lot of all youg Algerians www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=203&offset=0&lng=e.htm The authorities’ attempt to single out rioting as peculiar to Kabylia have backfired. Official contempt and brutality have fuel...