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October 14, 1988 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
The old man sat stiffly on a stool in front of his fire-gutted storefront, trying to ignore the stranger who wanted to know what he thought about the riots that convulsed Algiers last week. Finally, without saying a word, he raised his right hand and pointed to a slogan scrawled in large letters on a wall across the street. "Chadli assassin," it said. "Give us our rights."
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October 14, 1988 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
The old man sat stiffly on a stool in front of his fire-gutted storefront, trying to ignore the stranger who wanted to know what he thought about the riots that convulsed Algiers last week. Finally, without saying a word, he raised his right hand and pointed to a slogan scrawled in large letters on a wall across the street. "Chadli assassin," it said. "Give us our rights."
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October 13, 1988 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
Algerian President Chadli Bendjedid announced Wednesday that the political reforms he promised to make in the wake of last week's anti-government riots will be put to a popular vote in two referendums starting next month. A three-point communique issued by Bendjedid's office said the first referendum, to be held Nov. 3, will ask Algerians to approve the appointment of a new premier who will be responsible before the People's National Assembly, Algeria's 295-seat Parliament.
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June 14, 1990 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The unexpected victory of an Islamic fundamentalist party in Algerian elections sent shock waves Wednesday throughout a political establishment in France that still has strong cultural and emotional ties to the former French colony.
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