Hocine Ait Ahmed, Algerian politician, Died at 89


Hocine Aït Ahmed was born on August 20, 1926, and died on December 23, 2015.
He was an Algerian politician.
Hocine was founder and leader until 2009 of the historical, political opposition in Algeria.
He was born at Ait Yahia in 1926.
After the war for Algerian independence, during which he was one of the main leaders of the National Liberation Front (FLN), Ait Ahmed resigned from the provisional Government of the Algerian Republic (GPRA) and all the organs of the new power during the crisis of the summer of 1962.
In September 1963, Hocine founded the Socialist Forces Front (FFS), which sought political pluralism in political life locked by the single party system.
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Arrested and sentenced to death in 1964, Hocine escaped from the El Harrach prison on May 1, 1966.
Exiled in Switzerland, he became a doctor of law.
Hocine returned to Algeria after the riots of 1988 but again left his country after the assassination of the President, Mohamed Boudiaf, in 1992.
He has repeatedly returned to Algeria since then, including during the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of the war of liberation (November 1, 1954).
Hocine Ahmed passed away at age 89 in Lausanne, Switzerland on December 23, 2015.