Category: Human Rights Violations

Long Delays Tainting Terrorism Trials

Algeria: Long Delays Tainting Terrorism Trials Courts’ Refusal to Hear Key Witness Violates Due Process Human Rights Watch, June 18, 2012 (Beirut) – The Algerian authorities’ long delays...

Algeria-Watch: Human Rights Violations > Disappearance

Disappearance The tragedy of Algeria’s ‘disappeared’ (F. Gèze, S. Mellah, 22.12.10) Elected member of the FIS – arrested, crucified and disappeared – Alkarama sends Lakhdar Bouzania’s case sent...

The tragedy of Algeria’s ‘disappeared’

The tragedy of Algeria’s ‘disappeared’ The Algerian government is trumpeting the revolution that put an end to French colonial rule half a century ago. But what followed left...

Algeria: Anti-corruption activist to face trial

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Public Statement AI Index: MDE 28/009/2010 8 September 2010 Algeria: Anti-corruption activist to face trial Algerian authorities should ensure that judicial proceedings against Djilali Hadjadj, a...

Algeria: Stop Suppressing Protests

Algeria: Stop Suppressing Protests Police Ban March and Arrest Organizers who Called State TV a ‘Propaganda Machine’ (New York, May 3, 2010) – Algeria should end its repressive...

Algeria-Watch: Human Rights Violations > Asylum

Asylum Slovakia: Expulsion of Mustapha Labsi Violated International Law (AI, 28.04.10) Indefinite detention of four Algerian men unlawful (IRR, 28.02.08) The Algerian refugee Ahmed Zaoui is no longer...

Prison situation in Algeria under scrutiny

Prison situation in Algeria under scrutiny ICPS delegation in Algeria El Khabar, 2 september 2007 In the framework of bilateral cooperation between Algeria and Great Britain in terms...

Algeria’s Belhadj arrested, released

Algeria’s Belhadj arrested, released Sat, 19 May 2007 http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=10263&sectionid=351020206 Algerian police detained a leader of the banned Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) on his way to a press conference...

Smail Mira to El Khabar

Smail Mira to El Khabar “I was in charge of the mission by the military commandment; I’m ready for a trial” El Khabar, 29 July 2007 MP Smail...

Observatory on human rights in Algeria

OBSERVATORY ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN ALGERIA   “When the wheel of history turns at last, international opinion is always appalled to find that the supposed lies of the...

RSF: No-one goes in, no-one comes out!

Reporters Without Borders / Reporters sans frontières NO-ONE GOES IN, NO-ONE COMES OUT! 11 October 2006 Reporters Without Borders said today it was dismayed at the Algerian authorities’...

Algeria amnesties journalists

Algeria amnesties journalists http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=16373 2006-05-03 Bouteflika keeps his major critic Mohamed Benchicou behind bars for his common law offence. ALGIERS – Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika marked Press Freedom...

The National Institution for Human Rights (CNCPPDH) in the hot seat

The National Institution for Human Rights (CNCPPDH) in the hot seat Alkarama, 15 May 2009 http://en.alkarama.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=248 Algeria’s national institution for human rights is about to lose its International...

Algeria: Stop the denial, disclose the truth

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE Embargoed for 00:01 GMT Monday 30 March 2009 Algeria: Stop the denial, disclose the truth Ten days ahead of Algeria’s presidential elections, Amnesty International...

Union for Mediterranean: a way to bypass human rights?

Union for Mediterranean: a way to bypass human rights? (Brussels, 11 July) The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) initiative, to be endorsed on 13 July, may lead to...