Practice Relating to Rule 158. Prosecution of War Crimes
During the Algerian war of independence, it is reported that the Armée de Libération Nationale (ALN) Command had stigmatized and punished acts deemed to be contrary to the laws of war.
In the same context, it commented on the execution of three French prisoners after their trial for war crimes by an ALN military tribunal. The ALN Command reiterated that it would continue to try French prisoners accused of war crimes and execute the sentences of those convicted.