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War Hero Ait Ahmed Buried in Native Algerian Village - Voice of America

Tens of thousands of Algerians massed in a mountain village for the burial Friday of a national hero of the brutal independence war with France. Hocine Ait Ahmed, who spent nearly a quarter-century in exile in Europe, was buried in the village where he ...and more »

Hocine Aït Ahmed: Algeria buries a hero in its struggle for independence from France - The Independent

Thousands of Algerians made their way to a tiny hill-top village today to pay their final respects to a man who played a crucial role in their nation's road to freedom. The road from the capital Algiers to Aït Ahmed was lined with people standing by ...and more »

Thousands gather for burial of Algerian rebel Hocine Aït Ahmed - The Guardian

Tens of thousands of people have gathered in an Algerian village for the burial of Hocine Aït Ahmed, a key figure in the country's struggle for independence and later in the political opposition. Aït Ahmed died last week in Switzerland at the age of 89 ...and more »

Hocine Aït-Ahmed, a Pro-Democracy Algerian Leader, Dies at 89 - New York Times

ALGIERS — Hocine Aït-Ahmed, a leader of the Algerian war of independence against France that began in 1954 and a major opponent of the Algerian governments dominated by the military since then, died on Dec. 23 in Lausanne, Switzerland. He was 89. His ...and more »

Algeria buries independence hero Hocine Ait-Ahmed - BBC News

Tens of thousands of Algerians have attended the burial of national independence hero Hocine Ait-Ahmed. The ceremony near the mountain village in the Kabyle region was converted into a scene of chaos by surging crowds of chanting mourners. Hocine Ait ...and more »

Crowds flood Algeria independence figure's hometown for burial - The Express Tribune

AIT-AHMED, ALGERIA: Tens of thousands gathered in an Algerian village Friday for the burial of Hocine Ait-Ahmed, one of the fathers of the country's struggle for independence and a key opposition figure. Ait-Ahmed died last week in Switzerland aged 89 ...and more »