Kamel Amarni

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Two Algerian journalists sentenced to prison for libel

New York, July 9, 2012–Algerian appellate courts should reverse rulings against two journalists who were sentenced to prison in June on libel charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Algerian President Bouteflika has not honored his pledge of media reform. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)

In Algeria, new media law stifles free expression

New York, January 25, 2012–Algeria’s new media law falls short of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s promises of reform and also fails to meet international standards for freedom of expression, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. 

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