Reuters reporter Tarek Amara and TRT reporter Intissar Chelly were detained and deported from Algeria. Both had traveled to cover the ongoing anti-government protests.
Algerian journalist Lynda Abbou explains why protests that have swept the country in recent weeks were a pivotal moment for journalists frustrated at censorship.
Authorities should allow Algerians to assemble peacefully and refrain from using excessive force against demonstrators opposing a fifth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
RSF condemns the ten-year jail sentence that the Algerian blogger Touati Merzoug received yesterday from a court after more than a year in pre-trial detention.
Hadda Hazem accuses the Algerian authorities of strangling her Arabic-language newspaper financially and subjecting it to a “slow death.”
Journalists Reda Amrani and Rachid At Ali Uqasi were attacked as they were preparing to give a conference in northern Algeria to launch a TV channel promoting Kabyle language and culture.
Independent journalist and fixer Said Chitour was charged with espionage and arrested on 5 June at Algiers International Airport.
UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights speaks to IFEX about fundamentalism, arts and the language of understanding.
Writer and human rights defender Anouar Rahmani is currently the subject of a criminal investigation for allegedly insulting Islam following the publication of his latest novel, “Jibril’s Hallucination”.
Algerian security forces arrested Marzoug Touati, an editor of the news website Al-Hogra, on 18 January and have since held him in administrative detention on treason and incitement charges.
Morocco charges blogger with “exchanging intelligence with a foreign power” over a YouTube interview with a Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
Algerian journalist and blogger Mohammad Tamalt was laid to rest in Algiers as a result of a two-month hunger strike in protest of his arrest.
After a Facebook poem lands an Algerian journalist in jail for two years, is anyone’s free speech safe in Algeria?