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Rights group urge probe over new Algeria torture allegations

04 March, 2021

Allegations that Algerian activists of a pro-democracy protest movement were tortured in detention have prompted rights groups to demand an urgent probe.

Algeria bomb plot foiled, three arrested: ministry

03 March, 2021

Three members of a "terrorist group" were arrested after a bomb was defused in Algeria's capital.

Macron admits French forces ‘tortured, murdered’ Algerian freedom fighter

03 March, 2021

Macron said his admission was made 'in the name of France'.

Thousands defy Algeria curfew as protests resurge

02 March, 2021

Thousands of Algerians held anti-government protests, reviving a two-year-old pro-democracy movement in spite of lockdown measures.

Riots in Algeria following jailing of activist

01 March, 2021

Protesters burnt tyres and blocked several roads in Ouargla after a court in the town convicted Ameur Guerrache to seven-years in prison.

Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

28 February, 2021

Pro-independence rebels fighting Morocco for Western Sahara said the United Nations was responsible for "political deadlock" over the disputed territory, on the 45th anniversary of their unilateral declaration of independence.

59 Algerian pro-democracy activists released from jail: ministry

27 February, 2021

Dozens of pro-democracy activists were released from jail, Algeria's justice ministry confirmed on Saturday.

Algeria anti-govt protesters hit streets after year-long hiatus

26 February, 2021

Despite a ban on gatherings over the pandemic, crowds gathered in several neighbourhoods of Algiers on Friday.

Algeria's Hirak proves it never went away

25 February, 2021

Comment: Algeria's protesters returned to the streets this week, proving they haven't been weakened by the hiatus caused by the pandemic, or regime attempts to stifle them, writes Malia Bouattia.

Prominent Algerian journalist's appeal postponed until March

25 February, 2021

Arrested on charges of "inciting an unarmed gathering" and "endangering national unity" after covering Hirak demonstrations, the 40-year-old was sentenced on appeal in September to two years in jail.

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