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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...