Tag: Repression

Tunisia: Public service worker arrested for offending President

April 28, 2022

The Tunisian Ministry of Justice has ordered the arrest of a public service worker accused of offending President Kais Saied in multiple social media posts, ... Read More

Algeria: Local NGOs call on authorities to end repression & rights violations

January 10, 2022

A group of Algerian human rights organizations and militants have called on the Algerian authorities to put an end to the new wave of cracking ... Read More

Algeria: Human rights deteriorate, crackdown on journalists continues

April 20, 2021

A court in Algeria Monday ordered detention of a journalist for creating an online account allegedly spreading information suspected to trigger hatred and segregation in ... Read More

Algeria: Repression of resumed Hirak in several cities, riots in Béjaïa

June 20, 2020

As soon as the medical containment was lifted, several hundred people took to the street for the weekly Friday demonstrations in several wilayas, notably in ... Read More

COVID-19 does not halt repression against militants, journalists in Algeria

April 7, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic, which affected so far 1,423 and killed 173 people in Algeria, does not prevent the Algerian justice system from punishing "Hirak" activists ... 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: Snowfall Adds Misery to Repression & Corruption

January 18, 2017

Several Algerian villages in the central and eastern regions of the North African country, member of the OPEC, have been isolated by snow, adding more ... Read More