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Algeria: Criminal charges, arbitrary detention, and judicial supervision for carrying the Amazigh flag

, Index number: MDE 28/0664/2019

The Algerian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release all peaceful protesters and other individuals detained solely for carrying the Amazigh flag at protests across the country and drop all charges against them, Amnesty International said today.As protests continue, authorities must end arbitrary arrests, detention and prosecutions of protesters or placing any individuals under judicial supervision simply for carrying the Amazigh flag.

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