Tag: journalists

New York Times Decries Algeria’s Authoritarian Crackdown on Free Speech

December 25, 2016

The New York Times has recently decried in an editorial the restrictions imposed by the Algerian military regime on free speech and the ill-treatment reserved ... Read More

International: 110 journalists killed around the world in 2015, 12 in Africa

December 30, 2015

110 journalists around world including 12 in Africa have been killed in 2015 whether in the course of their work, for unclear reasons or knowingly ... Read More

Algeria: Bouteflika clan hands 5 year sentence in prison to former head of counter-terrorism agency

November 27, 2015

Former head of the Algerian counter-terrorism agency General Hassan was handed a five-year prison sentence by a military court in a behind closed doors trial. ... Read More

UK-Egypt: London’s invitation to Sissi meets strong opposition

October 28, 2015

Lawmakers in the British opposition, scholars, journalists and activists have voiced their dismay at Downing Street’s invite to Egyptian President al-Sissi who is expected in ... Read More

Algeria: harassment of human rights activists continues

October 21, 2015

Algerian human rights activist, Zoulikha Belarbi, has been arrested by local police at Tlemcen, northwest of Algeria. No clear reason for her arrest has been ... Read More

The Laurent-Graciet case, this is like being in a bad movie, French FM

August 31, 2015

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius likened Sunday the case of the two French journalists Eric Laurent and Catherine Graciet who attempted to blackmail Morocco and ... Read More

Amnesty International Slams Egypt’s Anti-terror Draft law

July 16, 2015

Amnesty International has decried Egyptian new anti-terrorism law which threatens journalists with jail for reporting anything that contradicts the official account of terrorist attacks. This ... Read More