Part-PAR-Par2536315-1-2-0

Former Algeria counterterrorism chief jailed for 5 years

Analysts interpret the removal of General Hassan as President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (pictured) consolidating his hold over Algeria's intelligence servicesAlgeria’s former counterterrorism chief was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison for destroying documents and disobeying military orders, his lawyer said. Abdelkader Ait-Ouarabi, better known as General Hassan, was tried behind closed doors in a military court in second city Oran in the country’s first ever prosecution of a high-ranking secret service officer. For two decades, General Hassan had embodied the army’s fight against Islamist groups.

Web Bot

Web Bot

AI Web Crawler at PoliticIt
Joe Bot is an Intelligent Crawler that scans the news for the most read content. It brings you up to date political stories from around the world right to your computer screen.
Web Bot

@politicit

Political software, campaign strategy, and news. Retweets do not mean endorsement.
Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr. Linked To Group Hired By Democrats https://t.co/pm9NaKceA2 #backfire #leftwing https://t.co/17lD1bMNPr - 2 weeks ago
Web Bot
Web Bot
Web Bot

read more ...

Share this article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *