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UK police to work with North African counterparts in migration crackdown

Arab News 29 May 2023
He is set to visit Tunisia, Algeria and Libya to meet counterparts and discuss law-enforcement efforts to “disrupt, degrade and deny gangs at source.” ... The series of proposed laws aims to expedite the detainment and deportation of migrants who arrive illegally in the UK.

Born in Lebanon but not Lebanese, a country of stateless women

The Jerusalem Post 01 May 2023
People like Dufour cannot work in any profession requiring union membership, such as medicine or law ... She has been involved in campaigns to allow Arab women to pass on their citizenship for 20 years, a period during which she witnessed Algeria, Egypt, and Morocco amend their discriminatory citizenship laws.

Press freedom in Algeria curbed further

Business Ghana 15 Apr 2023
Press freedom in Algeria has been further restricted following a law passed by the country’s ...

Algeria parliament approves law tightening control over the media

Al Jazeera 14 Apr 2023
Algeria’s parliament has approved a new media law that tightens control over the work of journalists and imposes new restrictions ... The law bans the ... The new law de facto excludes dual nationals from the right to own or contribute to the ownership of a media outlet in Algeria.

Middle East round-up: Rockets fly between Lebanon and Israel

Al Jazeera 13 Apr 2023
Cross-border violence between Israel and Lebanon, the Saudi ambassador to Yemen meets the Houthis, and Iran’s hijab crackdown. Here’s your round up of our coverage, written by Abubakr Al-Shamahi, Al Jazeera Digital’s Middle East and North Africa editor ... Then another ... [READ ... [READ ... [READ ... Peace in Yemen? ... Algeria law ‘controlling media’ close to passing ... .

Algeria law ‘controlling media’ close to passing

Al Jazeera 12 Apr 2023
Behind this law, there is a clear desire to further control the world of media and information in Algeria,” he told Al Jazeera from the capital Algiers ... He was first arrested in December and detained under a security law that prohibits the acceptance of foreign funds that endanger Algeria’s “national unity”.

Algeria cracks down on press freedoms with repressive law

The New Arab 11 Apr 2023
Algeria's parliament on Monday moved closer to passing a law further restricting press freedom in the North African country by tightening media ownership rules and preventing journalists from protecting sources ... Algeria ranks 134th out of 180 countries and territories on Reporters Without Borders' 2022 World Press Freedom Index.

Algeria/Morocco: Deep issues remain despite UN human rights review

Amnesty 06 Apr 2023
Severe violations of human rights continue unabated in both Algeria and Morocco, while many laws in each country are far from aligned with international standards, Amnesty International said today, following the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Reviews (UPR) of each country’s human rights obligations at its 52nd session.

SMP warns: Polisario Front could unleash wave of repression in Dakhla camp

Joy Online 04 Apr 2023
For Hach Ahmed, the Polisario Front, by its totalitarian nature, continues, at this stage, to exercise authority as a single party in the refugee camps outside the role of international bodies and the laws of the host state, Algeria ... .

Algeria: Conviction of journalist is latest escalation in crackdown on media

Amnesty 03 Apr 2023
... province of Boumerdes, east of Algeria ... “Using spurious laws as a way to silence journalism is completely unacceptable, the media in Algeria should be free to exercise their right to freedom of expression as protected by international law,” added Amna Guellali. The post Algeria.

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Caledonian Record 03 Apr 2023
New York, city of Trump's dreams, delivers his comeuppance. NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is due to return to the city that put him on the map, but which long ago rejected him ... Petersburg ... The United Arab Emirates, Oman, Iraq, Kuwait, Algeria and Kazakhstan announced similar but smaller cuts ... New Tennessee law allows police officers in private schools.

Looking Into 2023 and Beyond: How Can We Fast-Track Crypto Mass Adoption?

Cryptopolitan 29 Mar 2023
Law Library of Congress, eight other countries (Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Nepal, Qatar, and Tunisia) have banned cryptocurrencies, while dozens of others have sought to limit the adoption of digital assets.

The impact of data localization regulations on multinational financial services in Africa

B & FT Online 27 Mar 2023
Data Localization laws, regulations and policies are spreading rapidly around the world ... These restrictions on digital trade and services or limitations on data processing or data transfer are often stipulated in data protection laws or regulations ... These include Algeria (article 44 of data protection law); Gabon (article 94 of the Law No.

Algeria president orders ministries to refrain from glorifying politicians

Middle East Monitor 22 Mar 2023
"Algeria today does not need to enact laws that may disturb the lives of citizens, but rather to cancel some of them that are outdated," he said ...

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