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Allow Those Barred from Leaving to Return to Canada

(Beirut) – Algerian authorities have imposed arbitrary travel bans on at least three activists from the Algerian diaspora, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. Although one of the three was finally permitted to leave on May 5, 2022…
Algerians demonstrate in Algiers to mark the second anniversary of the Hirak movement, February 22, 2021. 
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Sentenced to Year in Prison for Spreading ‘False’ Information

(Beirut) – An unjustly imprisoned Algerian blogger and activist ended the hunger strike he had begun three weeks ago to protest both his detention and the conditions in which he was being held, Human Rights Watch said today. The Algerian authorities…
Merzoug Touati
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National, International Courts Played Vital Role; Challenges Remain

(Nairobi) – Significant progress has been made in national and international courts to bring to justice those responsible for the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, Human Rights Watch said today in a briefing paper marking the 20th anniversary of the genocide. The…
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Congolese Renegade General Bosco Ntaganda Receives Recruits and Weapons from Rwanda

(Goma) – Rwandan military officials have been arming and supporting the mutiny in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of Gen. Bosco Ntaganda, who is wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC), Human Rights Watch said today.…
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Authorities Must Ensure Full, Impartial Accountability for Recent Killings

(New York) - Rwandan police and judicial authorities must ensure prompt and effective law enforcement to deal with recent killings of participants in the justice system for genocide known as gacaca, Human Rights Watch said in a report published today. The…