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Travel restrictions stop Algerian activists from attending World Social Forum

Headline Title:  Travel ban stops Algerian activists from attending World Social Forum 26 March 2013 The Algerian authorities have prevented a delegation of 96 trade unionists and civil society activists from crossing the border into Tunisia to attend the World Social Forum this week, violating their right to freedom of movement, Amnesty International said today.The 96 have not been given any reason for the travel ban. Border police near the north-eastern city of Annaba told the delegates today that they were on a list of people banned from leaving Algeria because of “unrest”.“Placing…

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