Algiers, Algeria - Peoples democratic Republic of
TWO LEADERS OF BANNED ALGERIAN ISLAMIC SALVATION FRONT FREED FROM JAIL.
Ali Belhadj (C) one of two leaders of Algeria's banned Islamic
Salvation Front (FIS) is thronged by supporters as he is released from
jail in Algiers July 2, 2003. Balhadj, along with Abassi Madani had
been held since 1992 when elections their party was poised to win were
scrapped, triggering a decade of bloodshed. REUTERS/L.Hani