Is that blood on the canvas?

Is that blood on the canvas? John Sweeney, The Observer, 14 December 1997 THE flopping down of Richard Branson’s wayward balloon in what Lord Salisbury once called ‘the...

Civil harmony breeds public Discord

Civil harmony breeds public Discord Algeria Interface, November 2, 1999 As the Algerian government publicly congratulates itself on its Civil Harmony Act, there is widespread scepticism about numbers...

Interview with Kamel Rezzag-Bara

Interview with Kamel Rezzag-Bara Algeria Interface, October 24, 1999 Algiers, 24/10/99 – President of Algeria’s official human rights agency, Observatoire National des Droits de l’Homme (ONDH), he talks...

Algeria splashes out on arms

Algeria splashes out on arms Algeria Interface, 01.12.2000, www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=111&lng=e.htm Windfall oil earnings and reduced debt burden have revived the Algerian army’s determination to modernise. Paris, 1/12/00 – Rising...

A self-serving piece of legislation

A self-serving piece of legislation www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=58&lng=e.htm Algiers, 12/11/99 – The Civil Harmony Act became law on July 13, months before Algerians were finally called upon to express their...

Policemen confess they killed for the state

Algeria: policemen confess they killed for the state John Sweeney, The Observer, January 12, 1998 LONDON: The ninja – slang for the Algerian junta’s feared Balaclava-clad paramilitary police...

Lightweight documentary fails to deliver

Lightweight documentary fails to deliver Algeria Interface, 2 november 2000, www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=107&lng=e.htm A recent French TV documentary on the murder of Berber militant and folk singer Matoub Lounès was...

No end to killing as government turns blind eye

No end to killing as government turns blind eye Algeria Interface, 22/12/00, www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=114&lng=e.htm While ordinary Algerians fast for the holy month of Ramadan, terrorists have gone on a...