Category: Algeria

UN Special Rapporteur calls on Algeria to release human rights activists, end harassment and repression

December 6, 2023

Ms. Mary Lawlor, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, has called on Algerian authorities to release all human rights militants imprisoned ... Read More

US Think tank highlights self-serving flaws of Algeria’s Sahel foreign policy

November 30, 2023

Algeria’s self-serving approach towards the Sahel kept away from forging a stability and security partnership with the US, notes the United States Institute of Peace. ... Read More

Haunted by Hirak, Algerian regime intensifies crackdown on peaceful opposition

November 28, 2023

Algeria is a closed off country. Since the military regime recycled itself under the new reign of Kingmaker General Shengriha and his civilian puppet President ... Read More

U.S. Think-Tank Urges Washington to Be Cautious in Engaging Algiers as Approach Does Not Guarantee De-escalation with Rabat

November 28, 2023

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy has called on the Biden administration to be cautious in engaging Algeria as such approach does not guarantee ... Read More

Bamako-Tuareg war marks erosion of Algeria’s role in Sahel

November 27, 2023

Malian forces have taken Kidal the stronghold of Tuareg rebels marking the end of a deal brokered by Algiers in 2015 and the erosion of ... Read More

Algeria: UN Human Rights expert’s visit makes ruling junta very nervous

November 26, 2023

UN Special Rapporteur for human rights defenders Mary Lawlor starts this Sunday a ten-day visit to Algeria to urge local authorities to respect freedom of ... Read More

Algeria spikes defense budget to $21.6 bln

November 12, 2023

As Algerians continue to suffer in long queues for basic goods, the military regime in Algeria has allocated its defense department a bloated budget of ... Read More

Algeria’s resounding silence following UNSC Resolution 2703

November 6, 2023

Algeria has not yet made an official reaction to a security council resolution calling for a mutually acceptable solution to the Sahara issue, while reiterating ... Read More

A large march in Laayoune denounces ‘despicable terrorist attack’ on civilians in Es-Semara

November 5, 2023

A large march was held on Sunday in Laayoune to denounce the "despicable terrorist attack" perpetrated against civilians in the city of Es-Semara, the spiritual ... Read More

UNSC reiterates call on Algeria, Polisario for census of Tindouf camps population

October 31, 2023

The UN Security Council deplored the abject living conditions and rights violations in the Polisario-run Tindouf camps in Algeria and urged a headcount of the ... Read More