Truth and justice obscured by the shadow of impunity

AI Index: MDE 28/011/2000 8 November 2000 ALGERIA Truth and justice obscured by the shadow of impunity INTRODUCTION The scale and depth of the tragedy which Algeria has...

Torture: An Institutionalised and Systematic Practice

Torture in Algeria: An Institutionalised and Systematic Practice Excerpt from a report by Algeria-Watch and Salah-Eddine Sidhoum: Algeria: La machine de mort, October 2003, http://www.algeria-watch.org/fr/mrv/mrvtort/machine_mort/machine_mort.htm Translation from french...

Algeria-Watch: Human Rights Violations > Torture

Torture Mounir Hammouche’s death under tortured examined by the UN (AK, 15.01.09) Human Rights League’ Chairman: “General Prosecutors refuse opening investigation on torture cases” (EK, 31.07.08) Report Alkarama:...

Committee against torture hears response of Algeria

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE HEARS RESPONSE OF ALGERIA 5 May 2008 http://www.unog.ch/unog/website/news_media.nsf/(httpNewsByYear_en) /4235151C0D8B215FC1257440005896C1?OpenDocument The Committee against Torture this afternoon heard the response of Algeria to questions raised by Committee...

Libya: 60 prisoners start a hunger strike

60 prisoners start a hunger strike Two Algerian prisoners in Libya sew their mouth with needle and thread El Khabar, 5 may 2008 Algerian prisoners detained in Libya...

Committee against torture begins review of report of Algeria

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE BEGINS REVIEW OF REPORT OF ALGERIA 2 May 2008 http://appablog.wordpress.com/2008/05/03/algeria-committee- against-torture-begins-review-of-report-of-algeria/ The Committee against Torture this morning began its consideration of the third periodic report...

Mounir Hammouche’s death under tortured examined by the UN

Mounir Hammouche’s death under tortured examined by the UN Alkarama for Human Rights, 15 January 2009 http://en.alkarama.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=175 Alkarama submitted on 12 January 2009 an individual communication to the...