Malika Rahal

Rahal Malika

Malika Rahal is a historian and a specialist of contemporary Algerian history. She is the director of the Institut d’histoire du temps présent in Paris. She is the author of Algérie 1962: Une Histoire populaire, as well as a biography of Ali Boumendjel, who was assassinated by the paratroopers in 1957, and has launched, with Fabrice Riceputi, a research project entitled Mille autres, on forced disappearance during the “battle of Algiers.”