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The Sant'Egidio Platform of January 13, 1995 was an attempt by most of the major Algerianmarker opposition parties to put an end to the Algerian Civil War, which had begun in 1992 as a military coup d'état overturned election results that would have brought the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS), an Islamic party, to power. It was brokered by the Catholic Community of Sant'Egidio in Italy, and is sometimes also known as the Romemarker Platform or the Rome Accords. Its main importance lay in the unity displayed by the major opposition parties, and the fact that the FIS (through its exile leadership) was found among the signatories; the party had been banned and dissolved at the time of the coup.

The platform, which demanded a reinstatement of democracy, independent investigations of human rights abuse following the coup, the repeal of the dissolution of the FIS, and national reconciliation, was signed by:



The original text of the accords, in French, can be found here or here (with a list of participants).


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