The examples of hate crimes against homosexuals in Algeria include the stoning of two men in the street in 2001, and the killing of two men, one in 1994 and the other in 1996. The important aspect for prevention of LGBT rights movement in Algeria represents the ban on the formation of NGOs. However, there are the underground LGBT movements that conducts their activism via social platforms such as Facebook and the best examples are the Facebook pages such as Algeria LGBT and LGBTQ-Algeria.


Male to male relationships: Illegal

Punishments for male to male relationships: Yes

Female to female relationships: Illegal

Same sex marriage or civil union: No

Discrimination protection

NRHI inclusive of sexual orientation: No

Constitution protection: No

Employment protection: No

Hate crimes law: No

Incitement: No

Other protection: No

LGBT organizations/networks

None found as of December 2017.

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