National Committee for the Liberation of Detainees (CNLD)
Algeria sentences leftist opposition leader Fethi Ghares to two years in prison

Ghares was arrested and placed in pre-trial detention last year in July after police raided and searched his home

Fatiha Briki is the latest Algerian human rights activist under detention

According to Fatiha Briki’s family and the National Committee for the Liberation of Detainees, of which she was a member, the activist was taken into custody on June 17. No reason has been provided by the authorities

Algerian journalist acquitted Algerian journalist Belkacem Djir acquitted of all charges by Algiers court

34-year-old Djir was accused of ‘blackmail’ and using a ‘false identity’ and sentenced to three years in prison in a common law case. He is now expected to be released soon after over a year in detention 

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