Algeria – Rights defenders targeted as authorities tighten restrictions on freedom of assembly

27 Jun

As four human rights defenders are brought to trial on charges of “inciting an unarmed gathering,” and another is sent to jail, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) and other rights groups express alarm about the increasing crackdown on human rights defenders in the aftermath of the amendments to the law on associations in December 2011.

via IFEX

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