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Algerian journalist Mustapha Bendjama arrested

New York, February 8, 2023 – In response to news reports that Algerian police arrested journalist Mustapha Bendjama on Wednesday, February 8, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement: “The recent arrest of Algerian journalist and press freedom advocate Mustapha Bendjama from his place of work is shocking, and authorities must free him…

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Protesters chant slogans during anti-government demonstrations in Algiers, on October 18, 2019. Police have arrested at least five journalists in recent weeks. (AFP/Ryad Kramdi)

Algeria arrests fifth journalist amid anti-government protests

Washington, D.C., October 23, 2019—The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Algerian authorities to release Bendjama Mustapha, editor-in-chief of Le Provincial, and end the harassment of journalists covering anti-government protests.

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