Marzoug Touati

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Court in Algeria sentences blogger to 10 years in prison

May 24, 2018 4:26 PM ET

New York, May 24, 2018--In a one-day trial today, a criminal court in Béjaïa sentenced Algerian blogger Marzoug Touati to 10 years in prison and fined him 50,000 Algerian dinar (US$427) for communicating with a foreign entity and inciting...

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Marzoug Touati

December 12, 2017 4:19 PM ET

On June 21, 2018, a Béjaïa court of appeals sentenced Marzoug Touati to seven years in prison on charges of “intelligence with a foreign power,” according to news reports. The blogger was initially handed a 10-year prison sentence in May...

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Algerian journalist faces treason charges

February 27, 2017 5:18 PM ET

Washington, D.C., February 27, 2017--Algerian authorities should immediately drop all criminal charges against Marzoug Touati, an editor of the news website Al-Hogra, and release him without condition or delay, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Algerian security forces...

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