Stories about Algeria
8 September 2016
2 September 2016
Mohamad Tamalt went on hunger strike on 27 June to protest his arrest and imprisonment. He is in jail for insulting the Algerian President online.
30 July 2015
11 June 2015
14 May 2015
''Eldjazairia weekend'' an Algerian satirical TV show, co-hosted by GV contributor Abdou Semmar, was suspended from air on April 24, due to political pressure.
1 April 2015
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4 November 2014
25 April 2014
Government opposition groups say authorities are posting their personal information and contact details -- and even issuing death threats -- on social media.
20 March 2014
Amidst escalating protests, independent television network Al-Atlas TV was shut down by Algerian authorities, who raided the network's offices and seized computers and recording equipment.
17 February 2014
Djamel Ghanem faces prison for an unpublished cartoon in which he used an image of baby diapers to mock Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.