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Oral statement on the outcome on Algeria under the Universal Periodic Review

, Index number: IOR 41/022/2008

Amnesty International believes that to give full effect to its commitments, Algeria should take immediate steps to ensure that officers of the DRS no longer exercise judicial police functions; open full, independent and impartial investigations into all reports of enforced disappearance, torture, violence against women, and secret detention; bring to justice those responsible for such violations; repeal laws that discriminate against women; and criminalize acts of domestic violence.

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