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Three-year jail term sought for story about Tuareg protest in southern Algeria

By raniac
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NewsReporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call for the withdrawal of all charges against , Rabah Karèche, the newspaper Liberté’s correspondent in Tamanrasset, a city 2,000 km south of Algiers, after a prosecutor today (5th August) sought a three-year jail sentence for his coverage of a demonstration. Karèche been detained for the past 109 days for covering a local Tuareg protest against a decree changing provincial boundaries in the Saharan region known as Ahaggar that adjo


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