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Region and country Archives: Algeria

Algeria: reverse mass, arbitrary transfer of judges

The ICJ today called on the Algerian authorities to reverse the decision of the Minister of Justice to transfer 2’998 judges, and instead ensure their right to security of tenure and protect the individual and institutional independence of the judiciary in the country. (more…)

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Women profiles: Leila Zerrougui

Honorary ICJ Member Leila Zerrougui speaks about the obstacles in accessing justice that women face, particularly in conflict settings, in the latest ICJ profile on women human rights defenders. (more…)

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Attacks on Justice 2005: Algeria

The judiciary continues to face interferences from the executive but for the first time judges have dared to challenge and resist them while publicly denouncing them. (more…)

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