Algerian War

By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jul 5th, 2012
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By Martin Evans On 5 July 1962, Algeria achieved independence from France after an eight-year-long war — one of the longest and bloodiest episodes in the whole decolonisation process. An undeclared war in the sense there was no formal beginning of hostilities, the intensity of this violence is partly...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jul 5th, 2012
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France — Algeria is kicking off its 50th anniversary of independence from France Thursday with a series of year-long celebrations.  But many Algerians and French are marking the event with mixed emotions. Algeria’s 50th independence anniversary began on a sober note, as President Abdelaziz Bout...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jul 5th, 2012
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David Porter 5 July 2012 marks Algeria’s 50th anniversary of national independence from 132 years of the French colonial regime. At the heavy price of a bitter eight-year armed struggle, marked by 300,000-1,000,000 Algerian deaths, large-scale repression, torture and military removal of millions from...
By benim
In Angola
Mar 20th, 2011
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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is pledging to make political reforms in the north African country, whose repressive government and widespread poverty and unemployment have led to unprecedented street demonstrations on the capital’s streets in recent weeks. Bouteflika promised “th...