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Algeria: Petition to #FreeYacine Zaid, Human Rights Activist

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Algeria, Breaking News, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Law, Protest

Yougourthen AYAD has started an online petition [1] [fr] to demand that Yacine Zaid, a human rights activist be set free after he was arrested by the police in Ouargla, Algeria [2] [fr] on October, 2nd. Yacine Zaid was allegedly hit on the face and the neck when taken. He is accused of contempt and resisting arrest [3] [fr].