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 Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
 —Peter, Dominica,…
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Summary “Salwa” is a 39-year-old woman from Annaba with two children and a long history of abuse by her husband. She told Human Rights Watch that he started beating her from the early days of their marriage in 2006. She said she endured this treatment…
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 Off the Radar
 Human Rights in the Tindouf Refugee Camps
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 This report is in two parts. Part one examines present-day
 human rights conditions in Western Sahara. Part two examines present-day human
 rights conditions in the Sahrawi refugee camps administered by the Popular
 Front for the…
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Truth and Justice on Hold: The New State Commission on "Disappearances" I. Summary II. The President Announces a New Commission on "Disappearances" III. "Disappearances" in Algeria Persons Abducted by Armed Groups and Still Missing Prelude to the New "…
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February 2003Vol. 15, No. 2(E) ALGERIA TIME FOR RECKONING: ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES IN ALGERIA TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Summary II. Recommendations To the
 Government of Algeria To Political Parties in Algeria To Armed Groups Implicated in the Abduction…
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On July 20-21, 1998, an Algerian government delegation met with the United Nations Human Rights Committee to discuss Algeria's second periodic report regarding its implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). In its…
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Among the many human rights tragedies in Algeria has been the "disappearance" of more than one thousand men and women since 1992, following their arrest by government forces. As with many acts of violence in Algeria, authorship of some cases of "…
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Algerians went to the polls on June 5, 1997 in the first parliamentary elections since the military-backed government canceled elections in January 1992. That measure, taken to prevent a victory by the Islamic Salvation Front (Front Islamique du Salut, or…