UAE opposes appointment of former Algerian top diplomat as UN envoy to Libya

The United Arab Emirates, UAE, on Monday expressed its opposition to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s decision to appoint former Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum as UN envoy to Libya, Libya Observer reports, citing diplomatic sources. The Gulf country, the sources Read more

Stop child exploitation in Western Sahara

As the recruitment and exploitation of children in crises and political conflicts is a war crime under international humanitarian law. As the recruitment and exploitation of children in conflicts is a violation of the essence of the International Convention on Read more

Repression and Intimidation of Human Rights Defenders in Algeria and Tindouf Camps

In a context of increasing repression of peaceful demonstrations by the Algerian security forces, hundreds of people have been arbitrarily arrested since the beginning of the peaceful movement Al hirak, including many human rights defenders who try to expose corruption Read more

The Current Situation Over The Western Sahara Conflict

Réseau Unité pour le Développement de Mauritanie (non-governmental organization in special consultative status) : From our belief in the importance of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights and its pivotal role in consolidating peace and the welfare of Read more

New York-C24: Algeria Sequestered, abducted, kidnapped and tortured Human Rights Activists In Tindouf Camps

The ambassador, permanent representative of Morocco to the UN, Omar Hilale, said, Monday in New York, that Algeria kidnaps and tortures the sequestered populations of the Tindouf camps, which it is supposed to protect. “The United Nations Human Rights Committee Read more

NGOs, civil society activists launch a call from Geneva to end enrolment of Sahraoui Children in Tindouf camps

Several human rights NGOs and civil society activists have renewed their condemnation of the continued use of children as child soldiers by the Polisario and denounced Algeria as responsible for the human rights violations affecting children under the separatist militias Read more

OHCHR concerned over increasing restrictions on fundamental freedoms in Algeria

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Michelle Bachelet, has reiterated serious concern about the serious human rights violations and growing restrictions imposed by Algerian authorities on fundamental freedoms. “In Algeria, I am concerned about the growing restrictions on fundamental Read more