Akli Mouhoubi

Mouhoubi is a poet and literary writer who was engaged in freelance reporting at a local newspaper. He was suddenly arrested at his workplace and taken into custody on… More

Ghilas Ainouche

In July 2017, Aïnouche, a cartoonist and contributor to publications including Charlie Hebdo and Tout Sur L'Algérie, was harassed by police. In November, he was laid off from Tout… More

Ihsane El Kadi

El Kadi is the director of the independent media outlets Radio M and Maghreb Emergent. In May 2022, El Kadi was put on trial for "dissemination of false information… More

Lazhari Labter

Labter, a journalist and publisher whose writing gained popularity during the Hirak protests, was arrested in his home on November 20, 2022. On November 28, he was released from… More

Abdennour Abdesselam

An ethnic minority rights advocate, Abdesselam was arrested on September 13, 2021 on charges of “belonging to a terrorist organization,” and was accused of being connected to the Movement… More

Said Djabelkhir

Said Djabelkhir

Scholar Djabelkhir was—without notice—charged with “offending the precepts of Islam” after writing 3 Facebook posts of “academic reflections” on the Quran and Islamic traditions in 2020. In April 2021,… More

Anouar Rahmani

Since 2017, Rahmani has been threatened with legal action for content in his books, including a gay relationship and a depiction of God. In November 2020, he was found… More