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Thousands rally in Algeria on 2nd anniversary of protest movement

Middle East Monitor 22 Feb 2021
Thousands of demonstrators defied a heavy police presence in Algiers today for a march to mark the second anniversary of a mass protest movement that convulsed Algeria before the COVID-19 pandemic forced it off the streets, Reuters reported ... Algeria ... Tebboune returned to Algeria ...

Sexual Assault Of Algerian Student Protester Unleashes Wave Of Outrage

Jacksonville Free Press 19 Feb 2021
ALGIERS, Algeria... Widespread condemnation by human rights activists and political activists moved Algeria’s General Prosecutor’s Office to open an investigation into alleged abuses suffered by the student, Walid Nekkiche, during his 14 months in prison in pre-trial detention.

UNHCR Niger Factsheet: Mixed Movements - January 2021

Reliefweb 11 Feb 2021
Niger has become a major hub for mixed movements northwards to Libya, Algeria and the Mediterranean while witnessing an increasing number of people fleeing Libya or being deported from Algeria on Nigerien territory. UNHCR Niger operation has opened a new office in Agadez in 2017, ...

Algeria orders investigation into student police abuse claim

Info News 08 Feb 2021
ALGIERS, Algeria - In an unprecedent move, the prosecutor's office in the Algerian capital has ordered a preliminary investigation into torture and sexual abuse that a student protester claimed during his trial he was subjected to by judicial police.

Country witnesses 5.5 percent increase in exports: NA told

Urdu Point 01 Feb 2021
She said, to enhance trade with the Arab countries in Africa, under "Look Africa Policy" the Ministry of Commerce have set up two new Commercial Sections in Egypt and Algeria in 2020 ... be made operational soon, as the officer posted there is fulfilling pre-departure formalities.

Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Jan. 30 30 Jan 2021
Rouhani made the remarks during a meeting of the national anti-COVID-19 headquarters. (Iran-COVID19-New Wave). - - - - ... - - - -. ALGIERS -- Algeria on Saturday extended the partial lockdown by two weeks until Feb ... The extension was announced on Friday through a statement of the prime minister office ... (Algeria-COVID19-Lockdown). - - - -.

French reconciliation with Algeria needs more than words

The National 27 Jan 2021
Algeria's war with its imperial ruler France dragged on for almost a decade, and claimed between 400,000 and 1.5 million lives ... Algeria's anti-colonial movement soon became oppressive, paving the way for a future civil war ... In 2017, before being elected to office, he called France's imperial past in Algeria a "crime against humanity".

Tunisia investigates ‘poisoned’ letter sent to president

The New Arab 27 Jan 2021
An investigation has been opened into a suspect letter addressed to Tunisia's President Kais Saied, his office said Wednesday, as media and Algeria's presidency spoke of an attempted poisoning ... Algeria's President Abddelmadjid Tebboune, hospitalised ...

Israel re-opens diplomatic mission in Morocco after 20 years

The National 26 Jan 2021
In a statement, the Israeli foreign ministry said the head of Israel's liaison office in Rabat, Ambassador David Govrin, and his staff will work towards advancing "political dialogue, tourism, economy and cultural ties" with Morocco.

France refuses to apologise to Algeria for colonialism, offers 'symbolic acts' instead

The New Arab 21 Jan 2021
After receiving a report on colonialism during the Algerian war today, the French Presidency’s office stated that President Emmanuel Macron would refuse to apologise for what happened during the 132 years of French rule in Algeria, which began in 1830 and ended with a brutal eight-year war which lasted from 1954 to 1962.

France won't apologize for Algeria colonial past

Middle East Online 21 Jan 2021
PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron wants to take further steps to reckon with France’s colonial-era wrongs in Algeria but is not considering an official apology, his office said ... He commissioned historian Benjamin Stora last year to assess France’s relation with the memory of Algeria’s colonization and the independence war.

France won’t apologize for Algeria colonisation

The Independent 21 Jan 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron wants to take further steps to reckon with France’s colonial-era wrongs in Algeria but is not considering an official apology, his office said ... France will “pursue and broaden” the opening of its archives on the war as work is under way to allow the release of classified secret documents, Macron's office added.

Macron rules out official apology for French colonial atrocities in Algeria

Press TV 20 Jan 2021
France’s President Emmanuel Macron will not apologize for atrocities committed by French troops during the colonization of Algeria, his office says ... Algeria or the 1954-1962 Algerian war of independence that ended 132 years of French rule, the presidential office said Wednesday.