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Algerian authorities step up harassment of print media
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Publisher:  Reporters Without Borders
Date Written:  26/03/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article

Last week saw another attempt by the president's office to intimidate the opposition media, exacerbating what has been a difficult climate for the Algerian press since President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's reelection in April 2014.

Abstract:  Last week saw another attempt by the president's office to intimidate the opposition media, exacerbating what has been a difficult climate for the Algerian press since President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's reelection in April 2014.

Speaking on behalf of Bouteflika, who is ailing, presidential adviser Benamar Zerhouni said: "I note that pseudo-politicians, supported by a press that has no thought for professional ethics, seek day and night to scare and demoralize this people and undermine its...
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