Comité Historique - La Question Algérienne
South Africa


Salma Amaïria

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First Name: Salma Last Name: Amaïria Delegation: South Africa Committee: Historical Committee Topic: The Algeria question

 While some North African countries were about to accede to independence, the Algerian question, debated at the United Nations in 1955, divided the nations into those who considered it as a national affair and those who acknowledged the competence of the United Nations to intervene as human rights violations were intensified.

Yet in this case, while Morocco and Tunisia were protectorates, South Africa considers Algeria as an integral part of France as it has been for over a century. Moreover, the inhabitants of Algeria are French citizens. As a result, S...