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Algeria: Blogger convicted with 10 years prison sentence: Merzoug Touati

, Index number: MDE 28/8606/2018

Following more than 16 months in pre-trial detention, Algerian blogger Merzoug Touati was convicted to 10 years prison terms for some peaceful online posts. The Court of Appeal in Bejaya will review its conviction on 21 June. He is a prisoner of conscience.