Definitions for "Abdelkader Hachani"
Abdelkader Hachani (Arabic:عبد القادر حشاني) (b.1956-1999) was a leading figure and founding member of the Islamic Salvation Front, an Algerian Islamist party. Following the arrests of Abassi Madani and Ali Belhadj on June 30, 1991, he became the party's effective leader (after four days of contested leadership by Mohamed Said.) He led the party to victory in the National Assembly elections of December 1991; shortly afterwards, he was arrested on January 22, 1992.