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...

The plot thickens over planned curbs on press freedom

The plot thickens over planned curbs on press freedom Algeria Interface, 02.02.2001, www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=126&lng=e.htm A document leaked to the press has revealed the authorities have worrying plans to curtail...

Flooding and Muddied State-Society Relations

Algeria Flooding and Muddied State-Society Relations Azzedine Layachi*, Middle East Report online, December 11, 2001 http://www.merip.org/mero/mero121101.html On November 10, 2001, heavy rains flooded many parts of Algeria, causing...

Former officer testifies to army atrocities

Former officer testifies to army atrocities Algeria Interface, 09.02.2001, www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=130&lng=e.htm A newly published book written by a former Algerian army officer supplies chilling evidence of security forces’ implication...

The Matoub affair as murky as ever

The Matoub affair as murky as ever Algeria Interface, 08.02.2001, www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=127&lng=e.htm Two-and-a-half years after folk singer Matoub Lounès was killed in an ambush, a murk of claim and...

Only questions, o answers over first press killing

Only questions, o answers over first press killing 07.03.01. www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=137&lng=e.htm The murder of journalist Tahar Djaout in May 1993 was the first of many in the 90s. Like...

Alleged torturers get warning

Alleged torturers get warning www.algeria-interface.com/new/article.php-article_id=237&lng=e.htm Three criminal actions filed against hardline former Defence Minister, Khaled Nezzar, are a warning to Algeria’s senior security officials. Paris, 27/04/01 – An...