country of citizenship: Algeria
language of expression: French
educated at: Algiers 1 University
occupation: writer, human rights activist
award received: prix Albert-Camus, prix Grand Atlas, Franco-Arabic Friendship Award
Rachid Mimouni (In Arabic:رشيد ميموني) (November 20, 1945 – February 12, 1995) was an Algerian writer, teacher and human rights activist.
Mimouni wrote novels describing Algerian society in a realist style. He was threatened by Islamic militants for his stance against a movement which he described as being based on archaic ideas, irrelevant in the present time.
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