Further information on UA 146/92 (MDE 28/02/92, 7 May) - Algeria: death penalty: Aissa Messaoudi (also known as Tayeb El Afghani), Lazhar Amar, Mohamed Nguia, Bechir Rezig, Ahmed Osman (note corrected name), Kamel Rukhe, Antar Tera (note corrected name),

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 28/005/1993

On 14 January 1993 the Algerian Supreme Court confirmed the death sentences passed on the first 12 named above. They had been sentenced to death in May 1993 for participating in an attack on a border post in Guemmar in November 1991 in which three soldiers were killed.

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