National Commission for the Liberation of Detainees
Hirak activists freed in Algeria Over 50 Hirak movement activists freed in Algeria

Several commentators and social media users in Algeria have noted that the release coincides with the visit of a high-ranking US official and likely took placedue to politically motivated reasons

Algeria Fethi Ghares Algerian left leader Fethi Ghares leaves prison after court reduces sentence on appeal

Ghares was convicted on charges of insulting the president and harming national unity. He was sentenced to two years in prison in January

Algerians mark second anniversary of Hirak protests

Algerians gathered in the town of Kherrata where the first spark of the Hirak protests was lit in 2019. The protests led to the overthrow of then president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and have continued demanding the removal of the military and political elite of his time

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