Human Rights

In Algeria, journalism is being criminalised

The repressive apparatus of the Algerian regime has begun targeting journalists, with the aim of silencing any discordant voice. The example of freelance blogger Said Boudour is very illustrative. Said Boudour is


Moderator of pro-democracy group arrested

‘Algerie Debout’, a popular pro-democracy Facebook group had one of its admins arrested by the Algerian authorities. This follows an intensifying crackdown on voices that criticise the current army chief, Ahmed Gaid-Salah.


Call to end human rights violations in Algeria

While the Algerian people have been demonstrating peacefully for nearly five months, arbitrary arrests and beatings have increased. Kader Attia, Etienne Balibar, Juliette Binoche, Saïd Bouamama, Souad Massi and a number of


Facebook activist tortured in custody

Brahime Lalami, a blogger and activists, is reported to have been stabbed by undercover police officers. Last Wednesday, while in Oran, he was the victim of an “aggression“. A photo published on

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