Interview published in Algerian French-language daily El Watan on March 5, 2006 with Eric Goldstein, research director in the Middle East and North Africa division. The concept of "truth" does not exist in the decree. Even the South African compromise, which provided amnesty for the perpetrators on the condition that they reveal the entire truth about their crimes, is not included in this plan. The decree white-washes crimes committed by all parties, without even the least gesture towards a duty of truth. To view the complete interview in French, please click here

Interview published in Algerian French-language daily El Watan on March 5, 2006 with Eric Goldstein, research director in the Middle East and North Africa division. The concept of "truth" does not exist in the decree. Even the South African compromise, which provided amnesty for the perpetrators on the condition that they reveal the entire truth about their crimes, is not included in this plan. The decree white-washes crimes committed by all parties, without even the least gesture towards a duty of truth. To view the complete interview in French, please click here