Category Archives: Algeria

Stop making excuses for sexual violence

When Amnesty launched My Body My Rights, our global campaign on sexual and reproductive rights, earlier this year, we were met by unfavourable headlines in the Moroccan media. It’s time to set the record straight, writes Aurelia Dondo, North Africa … Continue reading

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Omar Khadr: Trial begins, but when will it continue?

By Alex Neve, Secretary General of Amnesty International in Canada, who will be observing the military trial of Omar Khadr. In a case that has moved so slowly for so long – it is now nearly five years since Omar … Continue reading

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Truth and justice: visible by their absence in Algeria’s presidential electoral campaign?

Limits imposed on freedom of expression are poignantly felt on the eve of presidential elections in Algeria. Three French publications were just pulled of the shelves: L’ Express, Marianne and Le Journal du Dimanche. Why? It seems, because they contained … Continue reading

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