SOS Women in Trouble offers victims both shelter and training and one of their greatest successes was getting the police to work with them. However, there are continuing challenges ahead, one of which is legal and involves amendments to the Family Code.
Le procès des 39 femmes agressées, violées, lynchées, lacérées de coups de couteau, enterrées vivantes par une foule de voisins du quartier d’El-Haïcha, dans la wilaya de Hassi-Messaoud dans la nuit du 13 juillet 2001 ...
L'Algérienne Assia Djebar, première personnalité maghrébine élue à l'Académie française, dont l'oeuvre romanesque défend les droits des femmes dans le monde musulman, est reçue ce jeudi sous la Coupole.
The 200,000 dead & 8,000 disappeared of Algeria’s civil war were mainly men. They left behind a generation of women from different backgrounds & political opinions who have come together in opposition to the president’s charter for peace & reconciliation.
The following release by four mainstream human rights organizations focuses as usual on crimes committed by the state in Algeria. Crimes by non-state actors - Islamic Armed Groups (GIA), Islamic Salvation Army (AIS) etc - are only mentioned in passing.
Two Algerian editors who published some of the cartoons have been arrested. Both were critical of the cartoons and were asking readers to complain to the Danish authorities. Both journalists now face between 3-5 years in jail for "insulting the prophet."