Algeria · Political

The assassination of Mohamed Boudiaf, televised live

June 29, 1992 Annaba, Algeria Algerian High Council of State Mohamed Boudiaf (محمد بوضياف) is assassinated on live television by his bodyguard Boudiaf had tried to destroy the Islamic State by instituting a constitutional alternative. While Boudiaf was giving a speech on live television, a grenade was thrown near Boudiaf to draw his attention as… Continue reading The assassination of Mohamed Boudiaf, televised live

Algeria · Massacres/Mass Murder · Religion

1998 Algerian massacre

January 11, 1998 Sidi-Hamed, Algeria A group of suspected Islamic radicals kill between 120 and 400+ people Those responsible for the attack have not been confirmed, with speculation falling on groups wishing to prove the government has little to no power to protect its people, the Armed Islamic Group, or the Islamic Salvation Front. As… Continue reading 1998 Algerian massacre