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Algeria: Mothers and other relatives of the "disappeared" arrested and threatened / Police intimidation / Fear for safety / Fear of future arrests

, Index number: MDE 28/002/2000

On 15 March 2000, around 40 relatives of the "disappeared" in Algeria were arrested by security forces on their way to a demonstration. Although they were released after a few hours they were interrogated and warned that if they demonstrated again they would be imprisoned.

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