Tag: Ghardaia

Int’l Rights Watchdogs Slam Algeria for Discriminating against Amazigh Minority

May 30, 2017

Human Rights Watch, EuroMed Rights, Amnesty International, and Front Line Defenders have condemned in the strongest terms Algeria’s discrimination against the Amazigh (Berber) minority and ... Read More

Algeria: Human Rights Militant on Hunger Strike Protesting Unfair Trial

May 27, 2017

Amazigh militant and human rights activist Kamal Eddine Fekhar staged a hunger strike in protest over the unfair trial he received from a local court ... Read More

Amnesty International Slams Restrictions of Freedoms in Algeria

February 22, 2017

Amnesty International had denounced the continued restrictions imposed by Algerian authorities on the rights to freedom of expression, association, assembly and religion. In its annual ... Read More

Algeria: Another Hunger-Striking Human Rights Militant Evacuated from Prison to Hospital

January 20, 2017

Amazigh militant and human rights activist Kamal Eddine Fekhar was rushed from prison to a hospital in the city of Mina near the restive Algerian ... Read More

Algeria: President orders to crackdown on ethnic unrest “with diligence and severity”

July 9, 2015

Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has issued orders to crackdown on the ethnic unrest that has shaken to southern city of Ghardaia following violent clashes between ... Read More

Elusive Jihadist Leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar Killed ?

June 15, 2015

Algerian Islamist militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar, one of the most wanted Al Qaeda commanders, has been reportedly killed in a US airstrike carried over weekend in ... Read More

Algeria : Protesting police officers storm President’s headquarters

October 16, 2014

The protest of hundreds of security forces is heading for its third day as their demands continue to be unanswered. They camped outside of the ... Read More

Algeria : Arabs and Berbers clash

March 17, 2014

Algerian authorities have reacted to the new waves of violence in the province of Ghardaia after three people were killed. The Interior ministry has increased ... Read More

Algeria: Theatre Being Boosted At Amazighe Festival

December 12, 2012

The 4th edition of the national cultural festival of Amazighe Theater opened on Monday night at regional theater of Batna in a friendly atmosphere enhanced ... Read More