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Algeria: Activists Barred from World Social Forum

Email Algerian authorities illegally restricted rights to free movement when they barred 96 Algerian civil society activists from travelling to Tunisia, without giving any reason. Border officials stopped the activists on March 25 as they were about to enter Tunisia, where they intended to attend the World Social Forum. The forum, a global gathering of approximately 50,000 activists on areas such as human rights and the environment, runs from March 26 to March 30, 2013. (Tunis) – Algerian authorities illegally restricted rights to free movement when they barred 96 Algerian civil society…

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