the net of people deeply affected by political violence
Tuesday 8 July 2008
CHERIFA KHEDDAR, ALGERIA
In 1996, after her brother, sister and uncle were tortured and murdered by Islamic terrorists, Cherifa joined a group of terrorism victims to create the Djazairouna (“Our Algeria”) organization. In 1999 she started The International Federation of Associations of Victims of Terrorism. She has traveled extensively speaking about the dangers of Islamic terrorism.
Cherifa Kheddar is the president of the Djazairouna Association, which helps the families of terrorism victims. In addition to being active in Algeria, France, Spain and Ireland, she is also a member of the International federation of association of terrorism victims. Family members of Ms. Kheddar were killed due to political strife.