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Algeria: Further information: Blogger on hunger strike after unfair conviction: Merzoug Touati

, Index number: MDE 28/8887/2018

Algerian blogger and prisoner of conscience Merzoug Touati began a hunger strike on 8 July in protest at being imprisoned solely for peaceful online posts. Held in solitary confinement since he began the hunger strike, there are concerns for his physical and mental wellbeing. He should be immediately and unconditionally released.

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