Algeria—Activists Jailed For Social Media Posts

Al Jazeera | 05/21/2020

Two Algerian courts have handed down jail sentences to three opposition activists whose social media posts were deemed potentially damaging to the national interest, reports Al Jazeera (Qatar). On Wednesday, Soheib Debaghi was sentenced to one year in jail after being convicted on charges of encouraging an illegal gathering, insulting an official body and publishing potentially damaging material on Facebook. Two other activists, Larbi Tahar and Boussif Mohamed Boudiaf, were sentenced...

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