Danya Hajjaji/Patti Birch Fellow for Middle East Research

Danya Hajjaji is CPJ’s Patti Birch Fellow for Middle East Research, examining tech censorship in North Africa. Prior to joining CPJ, Hajjaji held internships at Reuters in Toronto and Agence France-Presse in Washington, D.C. Born and raised in Libya, she is fluent in English, French, and Arabic.

A woman carries a flag in front of police during a protest in Algiers on March 29. Amid weeks of unrest, Algerian journalists are staging their own demonstrations over censorship. (Reuters/Ramzi Boudina)

Barred from covering unrest, Algerian journalists hold own protests

In a Q&A with CPJ, Algerian journalist Lynda Abbou explains why protests that have swept the country in recent weeks were a pivotal moment for journalists frustrated at censorship.

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