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Merzouk Touati’s trial

The blogger, detained since January 2017, was prosecuted for spying for the benefit of “foreign agents with the aim of undermining Algeria’s diplomatic position”, “incitement to take up arms” and “incitement to


Health of jailed journalist Adlène Mellah worsening

Arrested early December and subsequently sentenced for a year in prison, journalist Adlène Mellah’s health has been deteriorating following the start of a hunger striker more than three weeks ago. He is said to be detained in solitary confinement, a controversial practice outlawed by many countries. As