Tag: Mohamed Tamalt

CPJ Calls on Algeria to Respect Press Freedom

May 25, 2018

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Algerian authorities to respect the freedom of expression and media following the sentencing of Algerian blogger ... Read More

Press Freedom Watchdogs Slam Algeria for Stifling Independent Journalists

July 13, 2017

International media watchdogs criticized Algeria’s repressive measures to intimidate journalists and demanded the immediate release of journalist and fixer Saïd Chitour who has been held ... Read More

Algeria Denies Access to Moroccan Journalists, Lags behind in Press Freedom

May 2, 2017

After abandoning Syrian refugees on the Moroccan borders in harsh conditions, Algeria proceeded to impose a ban on foreign journalists who have criticized this inhumane ... 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

HRW Calls on Algeria to End Confinement of Women In Tindouf Camps

January 14, 2017

In its latest report on Algeria, Human Rights Watch called on Algerian authorities to intervene to end the confinement imposed on women in the Polisario-run ... Read More

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

RSF Denounces Lack of Press Freedom in Algeria

December 23, 2016

Reporters Without Borders has denounced the suffocating lack of press freedom in Algerian media since the re-election of president Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a 4th term. ... Read More

Outrage, Condemnation after Death of Journalist on Hunger Strike in Algeria

December 13, 2016

British-Algerian journalist Mohamed Tamalt passed away in coma following a hunger strike that he started in July 2006 after being jailed for sharing a poem ... Read More