Salima Ghezali

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Salima Ghezali
Born 1958
Bouira, Algeria
Nationality Algerian
Occupation journalist
Known for women's rights
Awards Sakharov Prize, Olof Palme Prize

Salima Ghezali (born 1958 in Bouira, Algeria) is an Algerian journalist and writer.[1]

A founding member of Women in Europe and the Maghreb, president of the association for the advancement of women, editor of the women's magazine NYSSA, which she founded, and editor of the French-language weekly La Nation, Salima Ghezali is an activist of women's rights and human rights and democracy in Algeria.

In 1997 Ghezali won the Sakharov Prize,[2]as well as the Olof Palme Prize.


  1. ^ "Ghezali's dangerous beat". Third World Network. Archived from the original on 2013-03-05. Retrieved 2010-04-12. 
  2. ^ "Salima Ghezali 1997". 2008-12-04. Archived from the original on 2011-08-26.