List of massacres in Algeria
The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Algeria. This is an incomplete list. The total number of massacres reported is far more numerous
List of massacres in Algeria - Wikipedia
Haouch Khemisti massacre
The Haouch Khemisti massacre took place before dawn on 22 April 1997 in the Algerian village of Haouch Mokhfi Khemisti (also spelled Boughelef Khemisti, Haouch Boughlef-Khemisti, Haouch Boukhelef-Khem...
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Sétif and Guelma massacre
The Sétif massacre refers to widespread disturbances and killings in northern Africa in and around the Algerian market town of Sétif located to the west of Constantine in 1945. The French police fired...
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Berrouaghia prison massacre
The Berrouaghia prison massacre is alleged to have taken place on 14 November 1994, after an escape attempt at Algeria's Berrouaghia prison. Estimates of the death toll vary wildly. The government g...
Battle of Bab El Oued
The Battle of Bab el Oued, or occasionally the Siege of Bab el Oued, (French: Bataille de Bab el Oued) was a battle of the Algerian War (1954–1962) between Organisation de l'Armée Secrète (OAS) mi...
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Sidi Daoud massacre
The Sidi Daoud massacre took place outside the village of Sidi Daoud near Sig in western Algeria on the night of 12 October 1997. 43 people were killed at a fake roadblock.
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Algerian Civil War
The Algerian Civil War was an armed conflict between the Algerian government and various Islamist rebel groups which began in 1991. Total casualties have yet to be accurately counted but it is estimat...
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Wilaya of Relizane massacres of 4 January 1998
The Wilaya of Relizane massacres of 4 January 1998 took place in three remote villages around Oued Rhiou about 150 miles (240 km) west of Algiers, during the Algerian conflict of the 1990s. At ...
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Si Zerrouk massacre
The Si Zerrouk massacre took place in the Si Zerrouk neighborhood in the south of Larbaa in Algeria on 27 July 1997. About 50 people were killed.In 1997, Algeria was at the peak of a brutal civil con...
Toussaint Rouge
Toussaint Rouge (English: Red All-Saints' Day), also known as Toussaint Sanglant (Bloody All-Saints' Day) is the name given to the series of attacks that took place on 1 November 1954 (the Catholi...
Serkadji prison
Serkadji prison, formerly Barberousse prison, is a high-security prison in Algiers, Algeria; in 1995, about two-thirds of the 1,500 prisoners detained there have been accused or convicted of terrorism...
Guelb El-Kebir massacre
The Guelb El-Kebir massacre took place in a small town near Beni Slimane (Medea, Algeria; see on the night of the 19 and 20 September 1997. 53 people were killed. La Tribune ( 21 September ) is quot...
Wilaya of Relizane massacres of 30 December 1997
The Wilaya of Relizane massacres of 30 December 1997 were probably the single bloodiest day of killing in the Algerian conflict of the 1990s. Several members of the population of four villages were ki...
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Thalit massacre
The Thalit massacre took place in Thalit village (Médéa, near Ksar el Boukhari), some 70 km from Algiers, on April 3–4, 1997. 52 out of the 53 inhabitants were killed by slitting their throats. ...
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Sidi-Hamed massacre
The Sidi-Hamed massacre took place on the night of January 11, 1998 (the last day of Ramadan), in the town of Sidi-Hamed (or Sidi-Hammad), 30 km south of Algiers. An estimated fifty gunmen poured...
Tenes massacre
According to the self-styled "Algerian Committee of Free Activists for Human Dignity and the Rights of Man", which says its claims are based on witnesses' testimony, 173 corpses were found in the fore...
Organisation of Young Free Algerians
The Organization of Young Free Algerians (OJAL, French Organisation des jeunes Algériens libres) claimed credit for various attacks against civilian Islamist sympathisers during the Algerian Civil War...
Oran massacre of 1962
The Oran massacre of 1962 was a massacre of European—mostly French—civilians in Oran, Algeria from July 5 though 7, 1962, after a cease-fire had been declared at the end of the Algerian War (1954–62)....
Oued Bouaicha massacre
The Oued Bouaïcha massacre took place about 150 miles (240 km) south of Algiers, near Djelfa, on March 26, 1998. 52 people, including 32 children under the age of two, were killed at Oued Bouaïch...
Rais massacre
The Rais massacre, of August 29, 1997, was one of Algeria's bloodiest massacres of the 1990s. It took place at the village of Rais, near Larbaa and south of Algiers. The initial official death toll ...
Sid El-Antri massacre
The Sid El-Antri massacre took place on the night of 23–24 December 1997 in two small villages near Tiaret, Algeria. The death toll is unclear; Reuters cites "at least 80", or 48 according to the gov...
Omaria massacre
The largest Omaria massacre took place on 23 April 1997 in the Algerian village of Omaria near Médéa, south of Algiers. Attackers armed with knives, sabers, and guns killed 42 people - including 17 wo...
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Souhane massacre
The largest of the Souhane massacres took place in the small mountain town of Souhane (about 25 km south of Algiers, between Larbaa and Tablat) on 20–21 August 1997. 64 people were killed, and 1...
Algerian War
The Algerian War, also known as the Algerian War of Independence or the Algerian Revolution (Berber: Tagrawla Tadzayrit; Arabic: الثورة الجزائرية‎ Al-thawra Al-Jazaa'iriyya; French: Guer...
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Battle of Philippeville
The Battle of Philippeville was part of the Algerian War between France and Algerian rebels, primarily the National Liberation Front (FLN) The battle took place on August 20, 1955 and centered on the ...
Bentalha massacre
At the village of Bentalha (Arabic: بن طلحة), about 15 km south of Algiers, on the night of September 22–23, 1997, more than 200 villagers (according to Amnesty International) were killed by arme...