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A Time for Reckoning: Enforced Disappearances and Abductions in Algeria [English]. 2003
This report is a follow-up to Human Rights Watch’s first report on state-sponsored “disappearances,” researched during our 1997 mission to Algeria and published in February 1998. The focus of the present report is to evaluate everything that Algerian authorities have said and done to address the thousands of outstanding cases of “disappearances” in the past five years. It also covers the parallel issue of persons who are missing after having been abducted by armed groups fighting the government.
 
Algeria: A Country in Crisis [English]. 2000
The author believes that despite the apparent calm that has returned to Algeria since the election of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in April 1999, the situation there is poised on a knife-edge and may well tip back into violence and chaos. To understand the complex and occulted factors that have contributed towards this situation, it is necessary to take into account both the recent history of Algeria and its informal political structures.
 
Amnesty International - Human Rights in Algeria [English][Arabic][French].
 
Background Paper on Refugees and Asylum Seekers from Algeria [English]. 1995
This paper provides a statistical overview of refugees and asylum-seekers in Western Europe in general and of Algerian refugees and asylum-seekers in particular. It is based on official government statistics provided to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) over the period 1990-1994.
 
Human Rights Watch: Algeria [English][Arabic][French].
 
International Labour Organization – Algeria [English].
A search output of the United Nations International Labour Organization database, NATLEX, of Algeria's national laws related to human rights, conditions of employment, economic and social development, industrial relations, labor administration, occupational safety and health, social security, training and other provisions by category of persons and by sector of economic activity, as well as the ILO’s ratified conventions.
 
International Women's Rights Action Watch - Country Report: Algeria [English]. 1998
The International Women's Rights Action Watch (IWRAW) prepared and submitted this report on Algeria to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. It provides an economic and political analysis of the country’s situation and its relation to the status of women’s rights.
 
National Report on Follow-Up to the World Summit for Children [French]. 2000
The present report analyzes the evolution of the situation of children in Algeria, the achieved progress and the obstacles that were faced during the implementation of the Child World Summit held on September 1990.
 
Neither among the Living nor the Dead: State-Sponsored "Disappearances" in Algeria [English]. 1998
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. While Algerian officials have admitted that persons have "gone missing" in state custody, Human Rights Watch is aware of no high-level acknowledgment that the practice of forcible disappearance is rampant and ongoing, nor of any efforts by the Algerian authorities to bring to justice those responsible.
 
Truth and Justice on Hold: the New State Commission on "Disappearances" [English]. 2003
This report discusses and analyzes the Algerian commission designated to investigate the cases of disappearances that occurred during the civil unrest of the 1990s. Although it was established by a presidential decree, its scope and mandate are extremely narrow, limited to the verification of claims and issuance of compensations.
 
U.S. Department of State - Country Reports on Human Rights Practices [English].
 
UNHCR - Country Operations Plan: Algeria 2005 [English]. 2005
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) Operation Plan for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Algeria for the year 2005.
 
UNHCR - Country Operations Plan: Algeria 2006 [English]. 2006
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) Operation Plan for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Algeria for the year 2006.
 
UNHCR - Country Operations Plan: Algeria 2007 [English]. 2007
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) Operation Plan for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Algeria for the year 2007.
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